Good clarity in images.
Low price and a lot of included swag.
Cool functions, including slowmotion.
Timelapse and motiondetect are unheard of in a budget camera.
Shoots 8-megapixel still images.
Large, articulating LCD.
Storage is expandable.
No audio control.
Some difficulty navigating the menus.
Touchscreen controls are wonky.
Super sensitivity to light made for unwelcome lens flares and overexposed shots.
HD video often appeared somewhat smudgy and less than crisp.
Oversensitivity to movement made all but the stillest still pictures unusable.
Video quality not up to par with competitors.
Not left-hand friendly.
Interface is difficult to use.
By Videomaker on June 29, 2011
The Camileo S30 will fit the pockets of many videographers looking for a portable option. Synonymous with laptops, Toshiba has now added the Camileo S30, a simple and easy to use pocket camcorder, to it's technology family. The large lens at one end...-
By About.com on May 24, 2011
If you're in the market for a good budget camcorder, the Toshiba Camileo S30 is a nice choice. Unlike some of its pocket camcorder competitors, it has a larger, swing-out display, which makes it easier to frame your videos. The menu interface needs...70
By Wired on April 18, 2011
The Bieber-esque popularity of the Flip video camera over the last few years has sparked a proliferation of cheap, handheld camcorders. However, the news last week that Cisco is killing off the seminal Flip has thrown the whole deck of cards into the...50
By Trusted Reviews on April 06, 2011
When Toshiba's was released about a year ago, it was the thinnest Full HD camcorder on the market. Since then, there have been a few Pocket Internet models with similar proportions, such as Kodak's , Panasonic's , and Sony's . But...80
By 5FWD on April 06, 2011
The S30 isn’t the most feature packed camcorder you are going to find, but it is one of the smallest full HD camcorders on the market. We loved the ease of use and portability of this device. The build quality is good and for normal un-zoomed...80
By G4tv.com on March 30, 2011
Video Review: The Toshiba Camileo S30 camcorder comes with more than just HD video recording in a compact size. The camcorder can also snap 8 megapixel stills and comes with a 3" touch screen with a SDXC slot for up to 10 hours of HD video shooting....100
By DigitalCameraReview on March 11, 2011
The Toshiba Camileo S30 is an extremely affordable pocket camcorder that has respectable video quality and is a worthy competitor despite a handful of minor...70
By CNET Australia on March 04, 2011
Toshiba's S30 will satisfy those who are happy to sacrifice video quality for a slim...65
By Pocket-lint on February 22, 2011
Sports a nice design, but rival models offer better image quality at lower pricesKey specsHDMI, Li-ion battery, SD, SDHC,...60
By PC Mag on February 01, 2011
The Toshiba Camileo S30 pocket camcorder looks and feels like a real video camera, with a big screen and plenty of features, but its performance is only average....60