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Samsung HMX-QF30

Samsung HMX-QF30
alaScore 89

137 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 137 reviews of Samsung HMX-QF30. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and image quality. The size and price also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the zoom.

usability, price, size, image quality, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-QF30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung HMX-QF30 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 People are impressed by the portability and zoom. The image quality and usability also get good reviews.

price, usability, image quality, zoom, portability

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

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HMX-QF30BP/EDC blackSamsung HMX-QF30WP/EDC white

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Les Shu (

Samsung HMX-QF30 Review


Compact budget camcorders have come a long way. They all now shoot Full HD and come with optical image stabilization. With the HMX-QF30, Samsung even adds Wi-Fi for wireless connectivity and a touchscreen LCD. The QF30 is for those looking for an...

Affordable Full HD video-capture solution ; Wi-Fi connectivity with Ustream ; Compact, easy to hold and operate

Average video quality ; Unresponsive touchscreen ; Wi-Fi, smartphone app quirks

The QF30 is for those looking for an affordable solution and who are willing to overlook some quirks and average video quality, but keep your expectations low

May, 2013

Expert review by: Brendan Nystedt (

Samsung QF30


Samsung's latest pocket camcorder goes too far in its quest for ease of use.

Not good enough to garner a recommendation

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (

Samsung HMX-QF30 review


So-so video quality, but the HMX-QF30 has a fairly low price and Wi-Fi connectivity

May, 2013


Expert review by: James Morris (

Samsung HMX-QF30


Good luck finding a better camcorder for less than this £250 beauty.

Good image quality for the price ; Optical image stabilisation ; WiFi features

Limited manual settings ; No zoom rocker

That is about it for manual options, although there are quite a few other special settings to play with, including a wide range of digital effects, which Samsung calls Art Film. There is also a time-lapse option that provides intervals between 0.1 and...

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications


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


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:Full HD


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