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Samsung SMX-F50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Samsung SMX-F50. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and portability are overall positive. The zoom and price also get good views.

usability, price, zoom, portability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SMX-F50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung SMX-F50


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung SMX-F50 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers really like the image quality and zoom. The portability and usability also get good opinions.

usability, portability, zoom, image quality

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung F50 SD Camcorder (65x Intellizoom, 2.7inch LCD)- SilverSamsung F50 SD Camcorder (65x Intellizoom, 2.7inch LCD)- Silver

Feb, 2019

Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung SMX-F50


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung SMX-F50 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People really like the battery and viewfinder. The usability and price are also appreciated, but reviews are divided on the image quality.

price, usability, viewfinder, battery

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SMX-F50SN/XAA F50 SD Camcorder with 52x Zoom (Silver)Samsung SMX-F50SN/XAA F50 SD Camcorder with 52x Zoom (Silver)

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Steve B. (

Samsung SMX-F50 Camcorder


If you walk into an electronics store it won't take but ten minutes to see that high definition is now everywhere. You can only buy high definition TVs, high definition camcorders are over abundant, computer monitors are now taking on standard high...

Basic and easy to use for those who want good quality video without the fuss of running an advanced camera ; Excellent video quality (for standard definition) ; Large zoom ; Smart BGM background music feature ; Integrated IntelliStudio software

Zoom noise picked up in video in quiet situations ; Price tag of $200 puts it very close to many entry-level HD camcorders ; View the discussion comments powered by DISQUSback to top ; Start ; Prev ; 1 ; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 ; 6 ; 7 ; Next ; End ;...

May, 2011

Expert review by : Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla (

Review: Samsung SMX-F50 Standard Definition SD Camcorder


Are we at the end of the age of the standalone camcorder? The recent demise of the Flip video camera and the improving HD video recording capability of smartphones and even tablets, it might be hard to convince casual users to spend money one...

May, 2011

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Nice Entry Level Camcorder


YelveMaster...I think your problem with the image stabilization is due to a basic inability to read. Go to the manual and look up, "Digital Imaging Stabilization. I have often found that reading the manual can be very helpful. It also doesn't make you...

Nice little camera...not a lot of bells and whistles, but a good starter camera

Interlacing...of course, if you are buying a low end camera like this, you most likely don't know anything about interlacing

Feb, 2012

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Great light weight and HD


I really love this camera. I bought it for my 8 year old son. He loves it so much. He records and then plugs it into his computer and downloads his videos. If is very user friendly and the HD quality is okay. Just make sure you have plenty of light...

Excellent zoom,Lightweight

Feb, 2012

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Great lightweight camera with good zoom


I just received this camera (in black) as a Christmas gift. Our several-years old video camera that used mini-tapes broke right before Christmas. We love this one so far! My husband always wants the smallest, most lightweight option available, and I...

Excellent zoom,Lightweight

Dec, 2011

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small but mighty


i use this camcorder to video my dad at the race track. i love the image stabilizer. get great videos from it.

Easy to Use ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD


Dec, 2011

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i love this camcorder it is so small it fit in the palm of your hand

Mar, 2011

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User friendly


Bought this just before taking a trip to NY to visit my newborn granddaughter and her 3 older sisters. I took some video before I left to make sure everything was working ok. It was amazingly easy to operate. I figured out how to use the camcorder even...

Mar, 2011

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The Tournament Game


I was very excited that the camera came the day before the big game and it was extremely easy to use. The picture was clear, the battery lasted through the whole game. Every word was heard.

Mar, 2011

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fine for the price


This camcorder is ok for the price but you have to film in good light, in poor light it can struggle to focus and often the picture is blur at the start of my filming when recording indoors.The camcorder came complete with a an edit programe you can...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


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


Battery life (max):2
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:IA-BP105R


Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camera playback:Slide show
Minimum illumination:3
Progressive Scan: Yes
Shooting modes:Auto


Color of product:Black / Silver
LED Indicators:Power, Yes / Yes
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y


Display Diagonal:2.7
Display resolution (numeric):230000


Built-in flash: No


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.9
Optical sensor size:1 / 6 / 1/6
Scan technology:CCD
Sensor Type:CCD

Lens System

Digital Zoom:2200 / 65
Focal length range (f-f):0.0827 - 4.3
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:52

Other Features

Auto focus: Yes
Compatible operating systems:Windows Vista\nWindows 7\nWindows XP
Manual focus: Yes
Power consumption (typical):1.9

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Intelli-Studio 2.0
Handheld remote control: No

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Still Image

Continuous shooting mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Still image resolution(s):1600 x 1200


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Maximum video resolution:720 x 480 / 720 x 576
Video compression format:H.264
Video formats supported:H.264

Weight & Dimensions


White Balance

White Balance:Auto / Auto, Manual