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Samsung SCL-700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the battery and image quality are generally positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SCL-700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Samsung SCL-700

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Samsung SCL-700 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

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73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung SCL700 Hi8 Camcorder with 2.5" LCD

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This is a GREAT cam for an amateur!!!

 

I started wanting a camcorder when I was about 12 years old and my aunt bought one for over $600 tha ...

Super easy. Good picture and sound. Cool effects. LIGHT weight (VERY IMPORTANT!)

Not many. Lense cover annoys me. Kinda tricky options. No customized screen titles

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Best in its range!

 

After comparing the Samsung SCL700 with various other models in its category (Hi8, no USB interface) it won hands down. I was looking for something not too pricey but with an LCD screen and a quality zoom. The SCL700 provided this and more.

Very good digital zoom (max X800) + large LCD

No USB interface

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Great buy!

 

I was looking for a simple to operate video camera that had a lot of good features and wasn't going to blow out my bank account. I did a lot of shopping and found the Samsung SCL 700. I looked at different Sharp and JVC models and found the Samsung...

Simple to use with a lot of features for a budget camera

The manual is a little vague on some of the feature operations

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Great buy for the money!

 

I didn't want to spend a fortune on a camcorder, but I didn't want to get a piece of junk, either! My express purpose in using one is to take hours and hours of video of my grandsons as they grow. I just got the Samsung SC-L700 and I love it! I'm not...

inexpensive, lightweight

none so far

Product Specifications

Compact in size and easy to operate Samsung camcorders provide a top quality video image that is virtually unaffected by hand movements during recording. For quality, performance and reliability Samsung camcorders have no peers. The SC-L700 camcorder features 2.5" TFT active-matrix monitor, Backlight compensation, Auto/manual focus, 880: 1 variable speed digital power zoom, 8 digital special effects, worldwide AC adaptor, and worldwide mult-system output.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:6.9in
Height:4.1in
Weight:1.8lbs
Width:4in

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

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:700
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung SCL

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Max Focal Length:79.2mm
Min Focal Length:3.6mm
Optical Zoom:22
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Metallic silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:270Kpix
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader
Digital Zoom:880
Media Type:Hi8
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Cinema / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Sepia / Wide
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Black & white
Viewfinder Type:LCD
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