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Samsung VP-DC163i

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the zoom. The color also gets good views, but some have doubts about the value for money and resolution.

memory, color, zoom

usability, resolution, value for money

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung VP-DC163i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Samsung VP-DC163i

 

With options that cater to a range of experience levels, and a respectably low price, this unit should find a wide audience.

Well designed and easy to hold ; Good set of user-friendly features ; The Easy.Q function is a great tool for absolute beginners

Requires menu access for manual controls ; 8cm mini-DVDs only record about 20 minutes of video ; Still images are only 800x600 resolution JPEGs

Performance As a general purpose camcorder for moderate home and entertainment users, the VP-DC163i should have everything the user needs for a wide variety of shooting, both in video and stills, though stills will still be low resolution. With options...

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Samsung VP-DC163i

 

I bought in Thailand, so valuable price compared to other asian country.

Consumer review by:

Samsung VP-DC163i

 

Good vedio with microphone for making the training record.

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Consumer review by:

Good Value. Dual Layer Support Memory Slot Diversity

 

With options that cater to a range of experience levels, and a respectably low price, this unit should find a wide audience.

Well designed and easy to hold, - Good set of user-friendly features, - The Easy.Q function is a great tool for absolute beginners

Requires menu access for manual controls, - 8cm mini-DVDs only record about 20 minutes of video, - Still images are only 800x600 resolution JPEGs

With a good zoom, a reasonable array of features and ease of use for both novices and more experienced users, the Samsung VP-DC163i would be a suitable camera for anyone looking for a decent camcorder option on a reasonable budget.

Consumer review by:

"Good Value. Dual Layer Support Memory Slot Diversity"

 

Pros:

Sexy Looks and colour ; Wide range of DVD media Support ; Good location of shooting buttons ; Memory card slot and support for variety of cards ; Optional microphone input ; Full AV-IN/OUT support with recording ; Record Mpeg (.AVI) direct to memory...

Only 800k processor (1mp would have been great) ; Poor quality stills ( jpeg's) ; No DVD+RW in the box (only 1 DVD-R ) ; High price if paying full retail (dont pay over $550.00 Aud) ; Only 800x600 (stills) ; Auto setting slow to focus in low light

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