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Samsung VP-D381

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Samsung VP-D381. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Opinions about the zoom and portability are generally positive. The size and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative reviews about the design and color.

usability, price, size, portability, zoom

image quality, battery, reliability, color, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung VP-D381 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Samsung VP-D381 from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Comments about the battery and size are on the whole positive. The portability and price are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the design and color.

usability, price, portability, size, battery

image quality, reliability, color, design

62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung VP-D381/XEU MiniDV Camcorder (34x Optical Zoom)Samsung VP-D381/XEU MiniDV Camcorder (34x Optical Zoom)

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: kingdinga88 (

Samsung VP D381: good


I purchased one of these beauties for use at work, since then itr has found it's way home and gets used for all sorts. I was unsure of whether to go for a hard drive camcorder or stick to tapes but I found this available and decided to go for it. I...



Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: JonnyRibbans (

The Samsung VP D381 Camcorder


The Samsung VP D381 Camcorder is a great high definition device that can be used to film video and sound. It also has a handy Widescreen video capture which allows you to capture using even higher quality. It's easy to upload what you've recorded to a...

simple to use

battery life

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications


3 Chip Technic: No
Chip Type:CCD
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Sensor Size:1/6''


Digital Input: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
Wireless Interface: No

General Features

3D: No
Handheld Position:Horizontal
Product Type:Camcorder
Resolution:Standard Definition


Longest Shutter Speed in s:1/60
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/10000


HD Video Format:Not Applicable
Recording Format:16:9 / 4:3