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Samsung HMX-QF30

alaTest has collected and analysed 28 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the price and design. The usability and image quality also get good feedback.

portability, image quality, usability, design, price

We analysed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-QF30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung HMX-QF30


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung HMX-QF30 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the portability and zoom are generally positive. The image quality and usability also get good reviews.

price, usability, image quality, zoom, portability

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HMX-QF30 Camcorder-1080 pixelsSamsung HMX-QF30 Camcorder-1080 pixels

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):1.44
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP125A
Video recording time:1.67


3D: No
Back light compensation: Yes
Back Light Compensation (BLC):Y
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:3


Colour of product:Black / White
LED indicators: Yes
Tripod mountable: Yes


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:6.86
Display resolution (numeric):230000
Touchscreen: Yes


Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.75
Effective megapixels (movie):1.75
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5.1

Lens System

Digital Zoom:40
Filter Size:1.36
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38.4 - 768
Focal length range (f-f):2.6 - 52
Image stabilizer:No / Yes
Image stabilizer type:Optical
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.9
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):76.8
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.84
Optical Zoom:20


Wi-Fi: Yes

Other features

Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Packaging Content

Cables included:AV, USB
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
PictBridge: No
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:3072 x 1728
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080 / 1920 x 1080,3072 x 1728


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camera file system:DPOF 1.1
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:H.264
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720 / 1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.25

White balance

White Balance:auto, Cloudy, custom modes, daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten