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Samsung HMX-E10

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and design. The portability and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the features.

value for money, usability, portability, design, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-E10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 110 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Samsung HMX-E10


alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 user reviews of Samsung HMX-E10 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on

value for money, usability, portability, design, image quality


88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HMX-E10 1080P Pocket Camcorder with 270-Degree Swivel Lens (Black)Samsung HMX-E10 1080P Pocket Camcorder with 270-Degree Swivel Lens (Ivory)

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Great Deal for the money


This camcorder is an excellent value for the money. It is very lightweight and very easy to take with you. It does FULL HD 1080P Video. It also has a touchscreen and lens that swivels. It also takes really great 8 megapixel photos. This camcorder also...

1080P FULL-HD Video ; Touch Screen ; Swivel Lense ; 8 megapixel photos ; Under $80 ; Lightweight

Can't Really Think of any for the price it is listed at

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Great design, poor choice of components


Small, (literally in cell phone territory) internal rechargable battery, built-in plug (no cables to lose), and plenty of storage via MicroSD cards. Plus HD ; Simple and easy to use interface, though I could go for a real button to start/stop...

This unit suffers from a low-quality image sensor, which can be seen as RGB "snow" in the picture. Not enough to make it unusable, but enough that still pictures are dull looking


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Nice size,easy to use,but...


in 1080 freeze,not good slow picture capture..on 1080 ,in 720 is ok...

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I agree with the poor ratings. I'm a Samsung supporter but this camera is just terrible. The image quality is poor for an HD camera. I thought I did my research but apparently I didn't research enough. I'm willing to take the hit and give the camera...

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Met my expectations.


I wanted something simple and small that I could carry around to film my kids if something fun happens. It works ok in low light but very well outside in cloudy weather. Using the digital zoom as expected minimimizes picture quality so I leave it at 1x...

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life in hd? nope!


pick this camcorder up expecting "hd" quality is horrible with way too much blurring with fast (or even slow) moving images. it's very easy to use but considering the quality of the video...why even bother.

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this is the worst camera i have ever seen.


i bought this camera with semi high hopes and i was accually so upset with the quality. i know that it was not very expensive but it should have some kind of standard. this camera is so bad that me my family and friends are never buying anything from...

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Built-in Flash: No
Changeable Lens: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No
Sensor Size:1/3.2''
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


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

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Format:Memory Card
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Pocket Camcorder
Resolution:Full HD
Sensor Size:1/3.2''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera
Type:Pocket Camcorder


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/60
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: No


Face Detection Mode: No
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
Recording Format:4:3