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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro
alaScore 94

5 reviews

Apr, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Samsung SmartCam HD Pro. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Webcams for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Samsung SmartCam HD Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 5 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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Expert review by: Adam Rosenberg (

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro review


The SmartCam HD Pro is Samsung's answer to the popular Dropcam home monitoring system. It's easy to use and easy to set up, and it delivers…

Easy to use, set up ; Nice image quality ; SD card storage

Low-quality audio ; Choppy video stream at times ; Top-heavy design

If you’ve got a pet or a young one that you’d like to have a live-feed of when you’re not at home, Samsung’s SmartCam HD Pro is a great option. The wide-angle lens captures a large chunk of the room than you might expect, and a built-in SD card slot...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Eric Griffith (

Samsung SmartCam HD Pro


Samsung continues to improve its SmartCam line in just about every way (except maybe size)—but not quite enough to overtake the design and features of the competition.

Excellent full motion video. Local storage on microSD card. Simple Wi-Fi Direct setup with free Android or iOS app. Ethernet setup option for desktops. 2.4 and 5GHz Wi-Fi supported. Excellent night vision

Lacks the home automation options of the competition. As big as a hockey puck. No online "DVR" recording. Desktop Web viewing requires extra browser plug-in

Samsung's newest SmartCam not only has a simpler name than the last version (HD Pro vs. "WiFi Home Security Camera"), it's vastly improved. It's easier to install, you get on-board storage (you supply the microSDXC card), there's better Wi-Fi support,...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Jordan Anderson (

Review: Samsung SmartCam HD Pro


Internet camera looks good on paper, runs into problems in everyday use

Day/Night footage ; Easy setup ; Smartphone app

Network issues ; No off-camera storage ; Video quality out of network

Keeping an eye on the home while out and about these days is common practice. Internet cameras have become popular due to the ease of scanning for intruders or checking on the welfare of a child. Selecting the right model can be challenging, based on

Jul, 2014

Expert review by: Chris Merriman (

Samsung Smartcam HD Pro review


An HD security camera with something of an identity crisis

The quality of the images provided by the Smartcam HD Pro make it a cut above a standard security camera. This is more of a hybrid device, somewhere between a security camera and webcam. Colours are well-defined and images are crisp, even at a...

Aug, 2014