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Samsung SC-D303

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 reviews of Samsung SC-D303. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the size and image quality are overall positive. The price and portability are also appreciated. There are some less positive comments about the connectivity and durability, while the design and battery get mixed opinions.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

reliability, durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SC-D303 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 155 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 96 user reviews of Samsung SC-D303 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the size and image quality. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the connectivity and durability.

portability, price, usability, image quality, size

reliability, design, durability, connectivity

49% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SC-DX103 DVD CamcorderSamsung SC-DX103 DVD Camcorder

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: James Murray (

Samsung SCD303 Camcorder Review - Samsung MiniDV Camcorders


Although the Samsung SCD303 is primarily intended for the point-and-shoot enthusiast, it also has the potential to please those seeking manual control at a reasonable price. The Samsung comes equipped with a 20X optical zoom and a 2.5-inch color LCD...

Aug, 2004

Expert review by: (

Samsung SCD303


Samsung SCD303 is a compact Mini DV Digital Camcorder.

The next generation of Samsung digital video has arrived with the SCD 303. This Samsung SCD303 MiniDV camcorder has all the right features that will please the avid camcorder fan, and is simple enough for the novice. Its sleek and ultra-compact design...

Consumer review by: brucesmiths (

a bout the Samsung SC-D303 Camcorder

May, 2005

Consumer review by: Tabby0010 (

Not that great! ”


This camera has great sound and picture quality but it seems like I spend more time trying to fix it than acutally using it. I always start recording and then it shows an error or I get done recording and then I can't watch it. I am not sure if it is...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: robyn007 (

Keep up the good works ”


Keep Up THE Good Work

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: cmartin69 (

Do Not Waste Your Money!!!


This camcorder was recommended to me by a Best Buy employee. I thought it looked great and loved the fact that it used a dvd and memory card. I have had the camcorder for over a year now and have regretted making the purchase since I first used it. The...

Compact, Lightweight

Bad Picture Quality, Short Battery Life, Poor Sound

Feb, 2010

Consumer review by: Lateflite (

Samsung Camcorder good and cheap ”


I bought my Samsung SC-DX103 DVD Camcorder about a year ago for a trip to Russia.  I had never had a camcorder before and was used to taking still photographs with a variety of digital cameras that I have owned over the years.  Although I consider...

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: ladym33 (

Samsung SC-DX 103 680 Pixel DVD Camcorder ”


We have had several DVD camcorders over the years and they just really don't seem to last no matter how much we spend so we have decided that we are only going to get in-expensive ones from now on. 

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: mburrill (

do not buy - no response from SAMSUNG


A DISASTER - It freezes - unable to retrieve priceless memories and support folks are clueless - there are many disatisfied consumers on the web! -


do not buy

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: arieloveshad (

Do Not Buy


I purchased this camcorder from Best Buy. A week after I bought it, I started to have a lot of problems with it. It would cut off and freeze at random times. It also started to take forever to start up, about ten or so minutes. The price was appealing;...

Lightweight, YouTube compatible

battery life is too short,  freezes frequently

May, 2009

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.4


Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Remotely operated: Yes


Colour of product:Black


Built-in Display: Yes
Display:TFT LCD
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:6.86

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1200
Focal length range (f-f):2.3 - 78.2
Image stabilizer: No
Optical Zoom:34

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Camcorder media type:SSD
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Video formats supported:MPEG2, MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Height :8.75