Toshiba Camileo BW10: Review

Toshiba Camileo BW10 camcorder is a sport suitable to all situations, even the most extreme conditions. Thanks to its water resistance and weather resistance, will allow you to shoot up to 2 feet deep or in the rain. All in Full HD with a resolution of 1080p supplied by BW10.

The digital camera Camileo BW10 is a cn H.264 Full HD CMOS sensor 5 MP, which will allow you to take great photographs and filming thanks to the 10x digital zoom. The Toshiba Camileo BW10 provides the user with an HDMI digital AV output and the ability to expand memory with card slot for SD / SDHC / SDXC. One last technical detail is related in the presence of the video stabilizer.

Toshiba Camileo BW10: Design

The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is a camera sport small and handy, suitable to all situations, even the most inaccessible. Available in three colors, gray, blue and turquoise, has a simple design but not too dressy. On the back, side is placed a 2.0-inch display. All controls are located on the shooting back of the camcorder below the LCD display and offer great comfort and good handling during shooting. The most important design feature, of course, is found in the build quality of the camera that makes it waterproof up to 2 meters and weatherproof.

Toshiba Camileo BW10: Features and Functionality

The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is a Sportcam in the true sense to the word: it is small, handy and durable and is water resistant up to 2 meters deep in addition to withstand the weather. The camera allows the creation of Full HD video (1080p) and the creation of digital photographs with its 5 MP CMOS sensor and 10x digital zoom (for both photo and video).

The video resolutions permitted by Toshiba Camileo BW10 are three: full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels / 30 fps), HD (1,280 x 720 pixels / 30 fps) and VGA (640 x 480 pixels / 30 fps). The camera also allows you to create digital photographs at four different resolutions: a resolution of 5 MP (2,592 x 1,944 pixels), resolution of 2 MP (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) resolution of 0.9 MP (1280 x 720 pixels) and a resolution of 0.3 MP (640 x 480 pixels).

The videos are made in MP4 format and pictures in JPG format. One feature that makes it extremely interesting, as well as functional, this Toshiba Camileo BW10, is the availability of the video stabilizer, this allows excellent shooting even in the most ” lively “.

Among the technical features of the Toshiba Camileo BW10 find the auto white balance and automatic exposure control, always, of course, does not allow the manual white balance because of a camera of this type would make no sense. The camera also allows the creation of self-portraits with the option Action Timer mode that turns out to be very useful.

Toshiba Camileo BW10

The Toshiba Camileo BW10 as well as having a minimum size, it has a light enough weight that is around 98.5 grams with battery. The battery is a lithium-ion type PX1686E should ensure that the technical data sheet 70 minutes, while the tests carried out with video on LCD is around 65, so the data provided is true.

The battery is still the only sour note of the BW10 as a Sportcam of this type should provide greater usage time. Clearly, for those who do not need a longer battery life, this camera is still at the top of its segment sales.

The internal memory of the Toshiba Camileo BW10 is only 8 MB (NAND Flash) expandable through SD / SDHC / SDXC up to 64 GB. Among the features are the presence of the camera’s Face Detection up to 12 faces in addition to the previously mentioned digital zoom to 10x. The goal is a fixed focus (F = 2.8) and has a focal length that ranges from 30 cm to infinity. The sensitivity to light is single and is equal to ISO 800.

The sport camcorder waterproof Toshiba Camileo BW10, besides being extremely versatile and resistant also offers a very strong social side pretty to the availability of a HDMI port Digital AV which allows the display on the video on a screen HD size.

In addition, through the selection of a single key, you can transfer content directly to YouTube using the Camileo Uploader software included within the package. In retail packaging (very complete) in addition to the previously mentioned Camileo Uploader software, there is also a guide on SVS, a Quick-Start Guide, the software in trial version Magic Video Deluxe for video processing, a USB cable, battery and a strap for extra security.


The Toshiba Camileo BW10 is a sports waterproof camera water resistant and whether that allows the creation of video up to 2 meters deep. The compact size and attractive price make sure to fit in all the people who need a durable and portable video camera to worry about relatively little. The display, perhaps slightly smaller, allowing a good view of still images that can be displayed optimally through the HDMI port. The sales package is complete even though I preferred to find the HDMI cable.

Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : impermeability up to 2 meters; Realization Full HD video; Realization photo, video stabilizer.

CONS : Battery Pack; Display Size, No HDMI cable.
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