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Samsung HMX QF20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Samsung HMX QF20. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated, but many are critical about the connectivity and battery. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, size

durability, color, battery, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX QF20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung HMX QF20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Samsung HMX QF20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The portability and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the connectivity and color.

usability, price, portability, size, image quality

durability, color, connectivity

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung QF20 SMART Full HD Memory Camcorder - BlackSamsung QF20 SMART Full HD Memory Camcorder - Black

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung HMX QF20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Samsung HMX QF20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Views about the zoom and portability are on the whole positive. The image quality and price also get good views. Many are critical about the color.

usability, price, image quality, portability, zoom

color

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HMX-QF20 Flash Memory HD Digital Video Camcorder - BlackSamsung HMX-QF20 Flash Memory HD Digital Video Camcorder - Black

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP125A
Video recording time:1.30

Camera

3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:3
Photo effects:Art, Black&White, Negative film, Sepia
Supported aspect ratios:16:9

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators:Power / Power, Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Built-in light: No

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto / Auto/Manual / Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):5.3
Effective megapixels (movie):1.75
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:40
Filter Size:1.36
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38.4 - 768
Focal length range (f-f):2.6 - 52
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Maximum aperture number:3.9
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):76.8
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.84
Optical Zoom:20

Light exposure

Light exposure modes:Auto, Manual / Manual

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 7\nWindows Vista\nWindows XP SP2
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:USB
Hand strap: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI: Yes
PictBridge:No / Yes
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/30

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3072 x 1728
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:HDV / No
Camera file system:DPOF 1.1
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Memory slots:1

Video

Analog signal format system:PAL
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:H.264 / H.264, MP4 / MP4
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 / 720 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.9
Height :5.24
Weight:180
Width:4.28

White balance

White Balance:auto, Cloudy, custom modes, daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten / auto, Cloudy, daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten