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Samsung HMX-S16

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Samsung HMX-S16. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and memory. The portability and price also get good views, but the durability and reliability get less positive reviews. Views are divided on the zoom.

usability, price, portability, memory, image quality

reliability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-S16 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: N/A (

high end Camcorder


pretty expensive camera but you get what you pay for. I am extremely satisfied. I would suggest the extra warranty. I have had no experiences with Samsung customer service but I see numerous reviews of bad experiences. I own other high end Samsung...

My first high end camcorder and I am not dissappointed. It takes beautiful 1080P full HD quality pictures and movies. The large 64gb solid state drive is plenty big for the average user but with the card slot you would be hard pressed to fill it. The...

This is not really a con but there is a learning curve to operate thru the menu.....LOTS of features and not for the average user to just use and enjoy. It took me awhile to get comfortable navigating the menu ; The unit powers up when you open the...

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: A customer (

Pro: value, convenient, low light; Con: menu ease,


PROS:Camocorder is loaded with features--some useful some I found neat but less practical. The 64GB SSD provides 3+ hours at the 1080 60i XF setting (highest quality), which is plenty for me. The edit-combine feature lets you combine two clips into a...

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio Dubbing: No
Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
PCM digital audio:16-bit/48 kHz
Wind filter: Yes


Battery life (max):2
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


3D: No
Camera playback:slide show


Colour of product:Black, Silver
LED indicators: Yes


Display diagonal:8.89
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: Yes


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 2.33
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:10

Lens System

Digital Zoom:180
Filter Size:4.6
Focal length range (f-f):46.3 - 694.5
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Optical Zoom:15

Other features

Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000 +
Internal Memory:64000
Power consumption (typical):3.5

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:INTELLISTUDIO 2.0
Cables included:AC, AV, USB
Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video In: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG


Camcorder media type:SSD
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
HD type:Full HD
Video formats supported:H.264

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6.95

White balance

White Balance:Auto, Manual