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Samsung SC-D365

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Samsung SC-D365. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good views, whereas there are some less positive comments about the color and image quality.

portability, usability, price, design, size

image quality, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SC-D365 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung SC-D365


alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 user reviews of Samsung SC-D365 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the usability. The portability also gets good feedback. Many are negative about the price and image quality.

portability, usability

image quality, price

74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SC-D365 MiniDV Camcorder with 33x Optical ZoomSamsung SC-D365 MiniDV Camcorder with 33x Optical Zoom

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : David Kender (

Samsung SC-D365 Camcorder Review


Samsung, the fifth stream camcorder manufacturer, has a hard road. The big four companies - Sony, Canon, Panasonic, and JVC - so thoroughly dominate the market for quality that it seems competitors have to resort to tricks or hooks to entice unwary...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : David Kender (

Samsung SC-D365


The Samsung SC-D365 features a 1/6" CCD with 680K gross pixels (the effective pixel count is not specified). At 3000 lux, the D365 produced a wan and grainy image with a distinct lack of sharpness. The whole thing looks soft and even a little out of...

Jul, 2006

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Samsung SC-D365 MiniDV Camcorder Review


One issue I have with the SC-D365 is that the menu button is located right next to the record button. The whole menu process takes two hands and in my opinion you could not successfully navigate the menu and change a setting while the camcorder was...

Mar, 2006

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Pretty Good Buy ”


Okay this was a buy on a whime. Wasn't actually looking to buy a camcorder, but glad we did.  This is not your state of the art camcorder.  This is more like your rookie camcorder operators. It is a little prehistoric as it takes the mini video tapes...

May, 2010

Product Specifications

The SC-D365 fits comfortably into the palm of your hand and it is easy to master. This model features enhanced audio and battery life. It also has an external memory card slot. Movie making has never been more fun.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camcorder Features

Low Lux / Night Mode: Yes
Widescreen Video Capture: Yes

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:Memory Stick / Memory Stick PRO / MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Hi-speed shutter / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:680Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6 ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Video Input

Digital Scene Transition:Black fader
Digital Video Format:MPEG-4
Media Type:Mini DV
Shooting Modes:Digital photo mode / Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Emboss / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Pastel / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG


Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:LCD