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Samsung SC-DX205

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Samsung SC-DX205. 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. Opinions about the size and design are generally positive. The image quality and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical comments about the memory and battery.

portability, usability, image quality, design, size

battery, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SC-DX205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Samsung SC-DX205 from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the size and design. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the battery.

portability, usability, image quality, design, size


57% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SC-DX205 Hybrid DVD & Flash Memory Camcorder w/34x Optical ZoomSamsung SC-DX205 Hybrid DVD & Flash Memory Camcorder w/34x Optical Zoom

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: hwjohnb (

Best Camcorder for the price


Works Great Sharp image Easy to use.

Oct, 2009

Consumer review by: N/A (

Battery and registration headache


The downloadable manual is a whopping 145+ pages.


If you try to register this on the Samsung website, an SC-DX205 camcorder is not listed in the selections. Tried DVD camcorders, memory camcorders, HiDef, Hi8 but no SC-DX205 ; The other frustration is the battery. It states it is an IA-BP80WA but when...

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Minimum illumination:2


Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes


Display diagonal:6.86
Display Resolution:720 x 480

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total MegaPixels:0.68

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2200
Filter Size:3.05
Focal length range (f-f):2.3 - 78.2
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:34

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):1.6 - 4.3
Art: Yes
Auto Focus: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 2000, XP\nMAC OS X v 10.4+
Emboss: Yes
I/O ports:- Composite output: 1Vp-p (75 Om)\n- Audio output: -7.5dBs (600 Om)\n- USB output: Mini-B
Manual Focus: Yes
Minimum processor:Power PC G5
Minimum RAM:64
Minimum system requirements:USB2.0
Mirror: Yes
Pastel: Yes
Power consumption (typical):3
Power requirements:AC 100 - 240V 50/60Hz, DC 8.4 V
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes


Camera shutter speed:1/60 - 1/10000


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Video formats supported:H.264

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.1