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Samsung SC-D365

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size and value for money. The usability and image quality are also appreciated. Views are divided on the portability, while many are negative about the features and battery.

image quality, usability, value for money, size

color, viewfinder, battery, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SC-D365 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Samsung SC-D365 Camcorder Review

 

Samsung, the fifth stream camcorder manufacturer, has a hard road. The big four companies - Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and JVC - so thoroughly dominate the market for quality that it seems competitors have to resort to tricks or hooks to entice unwary...

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Samsung SC-D365

 

The Samsung SC-D365 features a 1/6" CCD with 680K gross pixels (the effective pixel count is not specified). At 3000 lux, the D365 produced a wan and grainy image with a distinct lack of sharpness. The whole thing looks soft and even a little out of...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung SC-D365

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Samsung SC-D365 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

image quality, usability

portability

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SC-D365 MiniDV Camcorder with 33x Optical ZoomSamsung SC-D365 MiniDV Camcorder with 33x Optical Zoom

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Pretty Good Buy ”

 

Okay this was a buy on a whime. Wasn't actually looking to buy a camcorder, but glad we did.  This is not your state of the art camcorder.  This is more like your rookie camcorder operators. It is a little prehistoric as it takes the mini video tapes...

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Samsung SCD-365 Mini DV

 

(Edited October 20th by rkiblo) Pros: This camera was purchased mainly for conversion of VHS home movies to digital to create DVDs.

Ease of use, AV-IN for digital conversion, size, Mac-compatibility.

Battery life, viewfinder, documentation, lack of Firewire cable, Mac-compatibility, mini DV tape not included

Product Specifications

The SC-D365 fits comfortably into the palm of your hand and it is easy to master. This model features enhanced audio and battery life. It also has an external memory card slot. Movie making has never been more fun.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick / Memory Stick PRO / MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.1in
Height:3.7in
Weight:12.3oz
Width:2.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Hi-speed shutter / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight

Header

Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:SC-D365
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Emboss / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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