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Samsung HMX-H205

Samsung HMX-H205
alaScore 83

11 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Samsung HMX-H205. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the design and reliability are generally positive. The battery and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, battery, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-H205 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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La videocamera Samsung HMX-H205 vanta un numero impressionante di funzioni avanzate e rappresenta un'opportunità impareggiabile per i consumatori che desiderano registrare video Full-HD di alta qualità ad un prezzo competitivo. La H205 è dotata del...

Apr, 2010

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Bad QC and response from Samsung


Samsung should have sent a replacement camera and offered to assist with possibly helping to fix the video. I know that's a stretch, but an automated chat session and then a "second teir" phone rep that doesn't know the cameras feature set at all. Come...

It has a lot of features and for the money seemed like a good idea. But

The company I work for purchased this for a very important event. We got the camcorder a couple of days before the event and tested it not noticing the foggy haze to the left and right of center shot. This turned out to be that whoever assembled this...

Aug, 2010

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The HMX-H205 is probably the best HD Camcorder you can get for the money. Period!


JUST GET IT. TRUST ME! (Unless of course you want to spend hundreds more on another comparable HD Camcorder)

Excellent camera for the money! Very easy to use touch screen menu and easy to navigate buttons ; This camera takes extremely good HD Videos in full 1080i or 720p as long as you have adequate lighting; although, this camera is probably the best in it's...

Sometimes it's not the greatest in low light conditions. Then again, what HD Camcorder is? lol ; I really have nothing bad to say about this camera. It exceeded my expectations by far and I think it's worth every penny. I'm very happy with my purchase

Jul, 2010

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I love the Samsung HMX-H05 camcorder. AWESOME! ”


I love this camcorder so much! Hd videos that are amazing to play back on the t.v. easy to hook up to the computer and put stuff on youtube or facebook, or even email to a friend. Takes beautiful pictures as well! I like that is has a memory card...

Nov, 2010

Product Specifications

The best way to relive special moments is by watching them in amazing high definition on your HDTV. The best way to do this is with the Samsung HMX-H205 camcorder. Record in Full HD (1920 x 1080 resolution) and get breathtaking images in brilliant color. It also includes 20x optical zoom so you can get close to the action and optical image stabilizer for blur-free video.


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Wind filter: Yes


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:IA-BE210E


Display Diagonal:2.7

Image Sensor

Optical sensor size:1 / 4.1
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total megapixels:2.2

Lens System

Digital Zoom:220
Filter size:1.34
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:20

Other Features

Auto focus: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7, Vista, XP SP2
Internal memory:32000
Lens system:Schneider Kreuznach HD
Manual focus: Yes
Photo mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
PictBridge: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/60 - 1/10000

Still Image

Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):1600 x 1200


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC


Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Video compression format:H.264
Video formats supported:H.264

Weight & Dimensions