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Samsung VP-HMX20

Samsung VP-HMX20
alaScore 78

5 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the value for money and usability are on the whole positive. The image quality and design are also mentioned favorably.

design, image quality, usability, value for money

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

Recommended!

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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...

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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...

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