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Samsung VP D31

Samsung VP D31
alaScore 73

11 reviews

Oct, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Samsung VP D31. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

portability, design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung VP D31 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Samsung VP D31 from The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the usability. The portability also gets good feedback.

design, portability, usability

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Digital Camcorder Mini DV, 2.5" LCDSamsung Digital Camcorder Mini DV, 2.5" LCD

Oct, 2016

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The Samsung VP-D31 is a great looking compact camcorder but I do have a few gripes.

Dec, 2003

Product Specifications

Samsung compact camcorders come with a host of intelligent features that make it easier for you to capture your memories. LCD color screens, powerful zooms and super high resolution for the best pictures are just some of the features that help you to become the ultimate film director. PRODUCT FEATURES: Mini-DV; Easy-Q; Optical 10x, Digital 800x Zoom Lens; 1/6", 800K Pixel CCD; 2.5", 123K Pixel LCD Monitor; EZ Navigator; Accessory Shoe; Slow Shutter; Night Capture; Power Night Capture; Digital Image Stabilizer; Playback Zoom; Photo Mode; Beep Sound; Color OSD; Digital PCM Stereo Audio; External Mic; IEEE1394 out; USB Streaming.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Run Time (Up To):120min

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
USB: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Hi-speed shutter / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Resolution:Standard Definition


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung VP

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.4-1.8
Max Focal Length:27mm
Min Focal Length:2.7mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:4:3

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:800
Faders:Black fader
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Cinema / Emboss / Make-up / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Sepia


Viewfinder Colour Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:Electronic