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Samsung VP D80

Samsung VP D80
alaScore 71

36 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Samsung VP D80. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and reliability are overall positive. The price and image quality are also appreciated.

usability, image quality, price, reliability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung VP D80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Samsung VP D80 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the battery and reliability. The price and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

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67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Product Specifications

VP-D80 is a state-of-the-art digital LCD camcorder with 2.5"color LCD. It embodies simplicity and convenience for someone looking for the best-in-class video experience. A high-resolution color TFT LCD gives you clean, sharp images as well as the ability to review your recordings immediately. The PHOTO function lets you capture an object as a still along with sound, while in Camera mode. When you record a subject with the light source behind it or a subject with a light background, the BLC function compensates for the bright background.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes

Camera Flash

Type: None


3 Chip Technic: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
USB Interface: No
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:Auto mode lock / 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:400
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:LCD monitor