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Samsung HMX-H205

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of Samsung HMX-H205. 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 are impressed by the image quality and battery. The portability and zoom also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the price. There are some negative comments about the connectivity and size.

usability, zoom, portability, battery, image quality

size, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-H205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Samsung HMX-H205 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the image quality and portability. Some have doubts about the reliability and price.

portability, image quality

zoom, size, price, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Samsung H205 Full HD Camcorder with 32GB Internal Memory & 20x Optical Zoom (Black)Samsung HMX-H205 32GB SSD HD Camcorder with 20x Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch Touch Screen LCD + 8GB Accessory Kit

Jul, 2015

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Samsung HMX-H205


La videocamera Samsung HMX-H205 vanta un numero impressionante di funzioni avanzate e rappresenta un'opportunità impareggiabile per i consumatori che desiderano registrare video Full-HD di alta qualità ad un prezzo competitivo. La H205 è dotata del...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: kerginaldo17 (

great camcorder for a low price


For the price it's worth the pena.Compraria again, if no longer tivesse.Recomendo for those who want a basic camcorder with lots of extras, appeals to beginners, with an efficient "self smart" people like maisexperientes in photo and film, with...

has practically everything that has a camcorder profissdional, like white balance, manual shutter opening, and has an excellent zoom, with a find: the touch screen display has all the functions and some basic to advanced, you manipulate zoom, zoom touch a

The image stabilizer, although optical dont work so well sometimes leaves a light or flash to use as "camera" also lacks a microphone input and headphone jack

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: daviddepaula (

excellent value-performance


The image stabilizer makes a bit to be desired, the auto focus sometimes does not work satisfactorily, the image became blurred for some time.

good quality og image, excellent optical zoom, great smart auto(for beginners), good zise for performancegood image quality, excellent value / performance, great optical zoom, excellent auto smart (for beginners), and with plenty of features for professio

The image stabilizer makes a bit to be desired, the auto focus sometimes does not work satisfactorily, the image became blurred for some time

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: AF IT Guy (

Bad QC and response from Samsung


Samsung should have sent a replacement camera and offered to assist with possibly helping to fix the video. I know that's a stretch, but an automated chat session and then a "second teir" phone rep that doesn't know the cameras feature set at all. Come...

It has a lot of features and for the money seemed like a good idea. But

The company I work for purchased this for a very important event. We got the camcorder a couple of days before the event and tested it not noticing the foggy haze to the left and right of center shot. This turned out to be that whoever assembled this...

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: jtrag (

The HMX-H205 is probably the best HD Camcorder you can get for the money. Period!


JUST GET IT. TRUST ME! (Unless of course you want to spend hundreds more on another comparable HD Camcorder)

Excellent camera for the money! Very easy to use touch screen menu and easy to navigate buttons ; This camera takes extremely good HD Videos in full 1080i or 720p as long as you have adequate lighting; although, this camera is probably the best in it's...

Sometimes it's not the greatest in low light conditions. Then again, what HD Camcorder is? lol ; I really have nothing bad to say about this camera. It exceeded my expectations by far and I think it's worth every penny. I'm very happy with my purchase

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: britbrat8706 (

I love the Samsung HMX-H05 camcorder. AWESOME! ”


I love this camcorder so much! Hd videos that are amazing to play back on the t.v. easy to hook up to the computer and put stuff on youtube or facebook, or even email to a friend. Takes beautiful pictures as well! I like that is has a memory card...

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications

The best way to relive special moments is by watching them in amazing high definition on your HDTV. The best way to do this is with the Samsung HMX-H205 camcorder. Record in Full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) and get breathtaking images in brilliant color. It also includes 20x optical zoom so you can get close to the action and optical image stabilizer for blur-free video.


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser


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

General Features

3D: No
Format:Flash + Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD


Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3