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Samsung VP-HMX20

Samsung VP-HMX20
alaScore 78

5 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Samsung VP-HMX20. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the durability and usability. The image quality and zoom also get good reviews.

design, zoom, image quality, usability, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung VP-HMX20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Stuff magazine


This Full HD, flash camcorder has a touchscreen LCD and 8MP stills, but is the swivelling handgrip a gimmick too far?

Top marks for connectivity and that LCD, but they can't quite compensate for those footage jitters

Mar, 2009


Expert review by: James Morris (

Samsung VP-HMX20


Samsung's VP-HMX20 Full HD camcorder has a big CMOS sensor and it shows!

The VP-HMX20 marks a sea change for Samsung. Whereas the majority of its previous models were firmly aimed at buyers on a budget, this one has image quality and features to vie with the best from the big household names in the camcorder business. Yet...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by: Rich Trenholm (

Samsung VP-HMX20 review


The Samsung VP-HMX20 impressed us with the quality of its video even in low light, making this more than just a good-looking stylish model. We'd like more manual control -- and more subtle control over the zoom -- but it's so easy to use that we can...

Crisp detail ; Strong low-light performance ; Slick styling

No optical image stabilisation ; Overzealous zoom control

Conclusion We were hugely impressed with the Samsung HMX20. Despite a lack of decent image stabilisation, it produces crisp high-definition video in a sleek, accessible package. It may not top the Canon HF10, but is still a great option for consumers...

Oct, 2008