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Samsung HMX-F90

alaTest has collected and analyzed 245 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the size and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and value for money also get good feedback, but there are some less positive comments about the memory and features.

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

battery, features, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-F90 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 245 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Samsung HMX-F90


alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Samsung HMX-F90 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

value for money, usability, portability, size

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

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great camera, works great


Bought this for my 13 year old daughters birthday. She has never had one problem or question with it. She's taken some great pictures and videos of her baby sister. We highly recommend the camera for anyone.About me... Parent with kids, Love capturing...

easy to use, quality of videos and pictures

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Nifty little recorder.. Plenty of features


Bought this item to film a training session. Worked well. battery goes for a good while too. Easy to use and has come in very handy. Everyone has borrowed it to do something on their own. Kids like making their own movies and playing around with it...

Easy to use and understand


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Not too bad


Not a bad little camera. Works well for family gatherings/events however you need to adjust the settings to capture sporting events/movement well and the menu/controls are difficult to maneuver through.About me... Love shooting sports, Parent with...

I love the picture quality

Setting/Controls are not intuitive

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Great for on the Go


I originally purchased this camcorder for a school project. I only had an hour to figure out how to work the thing, it took 5 minutes. Setup was simple and using and saving video to the memory card was a piece of cake. The only complaints I have about...

Quick Start up

Navigation through menu features, playback volume, button size

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excellent camcorder


This is a easy light weight camcorder to use. Anyone who is looking for a high definition camcorder this is a great choice.About me... Video enthusiast, Love capturing special occasions

light weight easy to operate


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very good camera


Its a good camera overall! I would definetely recomend it. It is very easy to use too

easy to use

low battery easily

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This thing wasnt worth the money...


I know this is a cheap camera, and you get what you pay for when it comes to electronics... However this video quality was awful... I ended up getting a sony for 10 bucks more and it killed it.About me... casual user



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Great for beginner


This is easy to use and has a great zoom. Good at recording sons ball games. HD video is good. Easy to hook up to computer and TV.About me... Love shooting sports, Parent with kids, Love capturing special occasions, casual user

great zoom

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Hard to see the Picture during daylight hours.


Not recommending this unit. Hard to focus. Users cannot see the display during bright days. Zoom is good, but it does not focus fast.About me... casual user

it is amall

Hard to see the display in the daylight. hard to focus, on far away objects

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Image Stabiliser: No
Sensor Size:1/3.2''


Near Field Communication: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface :SD/ SDHC/ SDXC Card
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Format:Memory Card
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:High Definition


Face Detection Mode: No
HD Video Format:MPEG4
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3