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Samsung SC-D963

Samsung SC-D963
alaAverage 2.5

9 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Samsung SC-D963. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the usability. The price is also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the battery and portability.

price, usability

portability, battery

On average, users rate this product 49/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Samsung SC-D963 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the usability and price are on the whole positive, whereas some have doubts about the battery and portability.

price, usability

portability, battery

57% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung SC-D963 1.1MP MiniDV Camcorder with 26x Optical Zoom

Nov, 2015

Product Specifications

The SC-D963Mini-DV Mega Pixel Camcorder makes it easy to record hours of action. Its powerful 26x optical/1200x digital zoom and digital image stabilizer feature let you capture distant objects, clearly revealing them in the 2.5" LCD display. The SC-D363's 16: 9 recording option ensures that the entire image is recorded. Once your movies are captured in wide-screen format, your can enjoy viewing them without having to lose any of the images on your wide-format HDTV screen. Now what you see IS what you get. Samsung's powerful optical zoom lenses bring the world closer without sacrificing image quality. With the PictBridge function of the SC-D363 you no longer have to first download your pictures onto your PC before printing. Simply use your USB 2.0 cable to your PictBridge compatible printer and print away. Audio enhancements to the SC-D363 reduce unwanted ambient sound, improve stereo separation, voice and music playback and let you add sound effects. The Memory Camcorder's external memory slot accepts both SD and MMC. Quickly and easily transfer and play videos and view images using the memory type of your choice. The Digital Image Stabilizer eliminates the effects of shakes to ensure extremely sharp pictures even when zooming in for close-ups. With the 2.5" wide LCD, you don't have to miss anything. Using 16:9 wide-screen format, the 2.5" wide LCD enables you to catch more of the action.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Samsung SB-LSM80

Camcorder Features

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

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
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


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6-4.3
Optical Zoom:26
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Effective Still Resolution:1Megapixel
Camcorder Sensor Resolution:1.1Mpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):5.1 mm ( 1/5 ) / 5.1 mm ( 1/5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Analog Video Format:NTSC
Digital Scene Transition:Black fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:120
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


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD