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Samsung SMX-F50

Samsung SMX-F50
alaScore 82

50 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Samsung SMX-F50. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the zoom and image quality. The portability and price are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the durability and reliability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SMX-F50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung SMX-F50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung SMX-F50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality and zoom. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably.

usability, portability, zoom, image quality

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung F50 SD Camcorder (65x Intellizoom, 2.7inch LCD)- SilverSamsung F50 SD Camcorder (65x Intellizoom, 2.7inch LCD)- Silver

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SMX-F50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung SMX-F50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviews about the battery and image quality are generally positive. The portability and price also get good views. There are mixed reviews on the durability and reliability.

usability, price, portability, image quality, battery

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SMX-F50SN/XAA F50 SD Camcorder with 52x Zoom (Silver)Samsung SMX-F50SN/XAA F50 SD Camcorder with 52x Zoom (Silver)

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla (canadianreviewer.com)

Review: Samsung SMX-F50 Standard Definition SD Camcorder

 

Are we at the end of the age of the standalone camcorder? The recent demise of the Flip video camera and the improving HD video recording capability of smartphones and even tablets, it might be hard to convince casual users to spend money one...

May, 2011

Expert review by: Steve B. (dreamwarecomputers.com)

Samsung SMX-F50 Camcorder

 

If you walk into an electronics store it won't take but ten minutes to see that high definition is now everywhere. You can only buy high definition TVs, high definition camcorders are over abundant, computer monitors are now taking on standard high...

Basic and easy to use for those who want good quality video without the fuss of running an advanced camera ; Excellent video quality (for standard definition) ; Large zoom ; Smart BGM background music feature ; Integrated IntelliStudio software

Zoom noise picked up in video in quiet situations ; Price tag of $200 puts it very close to many entry-level HD camcorders ; View the discussion thread.blog comments powered by DISQUSback to top ; Start ; Prev ; 1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 ; 6 ; 7 ; Next ; End ;...

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Basilina Fawlty (argos.co.uk)

fine for the price

 

This camcorder is ok for the price but you have to film in good light, in poor light it can struggle to focus and often the picture is blur at the start of my filming when recording indoors.The camcorder came complete with a an edit programe you can...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: cathy (argos.co.uk)

great camera

 

bought this as a present and the camera did what it was supposed to. Managed to get some great videos over xmas of the grandchildren. It seemed easy to use,and as it was on offer it was a good price. The in camera battery makes it cheap to use when...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Broontroot (argos.co.uk)

Nae bad

 

Bought it for the loon, he says its ok absolute average he's 15, but worth buying

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Patty (argos.co.uk)

Great value for money

 

This is the first camcorder I have bought as I have always thought they were complicated to use but the Samsung F50 Digital Camcorder is so easy to use and great value for money. It easily fits into a handbag or pocket so you can take it anywhere. I...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Trudi (reevoo.com)

Samsung SMX-F50

 

Light and easy to use. Video quality good

still picturecquality not very good

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: Nick (argos.co.uk)

Samsung F 50

 

It does what it says in the manual, good picture clarity, easy to use and I think great value for money backed up by Samsung technology, what more do you want.

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Densha Otoko (newegg.com)

Nice Entry Level Camcorder

 

YelveMaster...I think your problem with the image stabilization is due to a basic inability to read. Go to the manual and look up, "Digital Imaging Stabilization. I have often found that reading the manual can be very helpful. It also doesn't make you...

Nice little camera...not a lot of bells and whistles, but a good starter camera

Interlacing...of course, if you are buying a low end camera like this, you most likely don't know anything about interlacing

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: WilOchoa (kmart.com)

Great light weight and HD

 

I really love this camera. I bought it for my 8 year old son. He loves it so much. He records and then plugs it into his computer and downloads his videos. If is very user friendly and the HD quality is okay. Just make sure you have plenty of light...

Excellent zoom,Lightweight

Feb, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Wind filter: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):2
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:IA-BP105R

Camera

Back light compensation: Yes
Camera playback:slide show
Minimum illumination:3
Progressive Scan: Yes
Shooting modes:Auto

Design

Colour of product:Black / Silver
LED indicators:Power, Yes / Yes
Tripod mountable: Yes

Display

Display:LCD
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230000

Flash

Built-in Flash: No

Focusing

Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.9
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2200 / 65
Focal length range (f-f):2.1 - 109.2
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:52

Other features

Auto Focus: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows Vista\nWindows 7\nWindows XP
Manual Focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):1.9

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Intelli-Studio 2.0
Handheld remote control: No

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):1600 x 1200

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Maximum Video Resolution:720 x 480 / 720 x 576
Video formats supported:H.264

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11.9
Height :5.64
Weight:219
Width:5.39

White balance

White Balance:Auto / Auto, Manual