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Samsung HMX-U20

Samsung HMX-U20
alaScore 86

368 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 368 reviews of Samsung HMX-U20. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-U20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung HMX-U20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 79 user reviews of Samsung HMX-U20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

68% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung HMX-U20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 user reviews of Samsung HMX-U20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com.

47% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (crn.com.au)

Samsung HMX-U20, a surprisingly cheap pocket video camera

 

It can't quite match the polish of the Flip range of cameras, but it's very good for the money.

Mar, 2011

PC&TECH AUTHORITY - Recommended!

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (pcauthority.com.au)

Samsung HMX-U20, a surprisingly cheap pocket video camera

 

It can't quite match the polish of the Flip range of cameras, but it's very good for the money.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: T3 Staff (t3.com.au)

Review: Samsung HMX-U20

 

The most noticeable feature of the Samsung HMX-U20 is the lens, which makes it look more like a serious piece of photographic equipment than a pocket video camera.

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Dubbing:N / No
Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Sound:Stereo
Wind filter:N / No / Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):1.66
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:IA-BH130LB / SLB-10A
Battery voltage:3.7
Video recording time:1.5

Camera

3D: No
3D compatibility:N
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Camera playback:movie, single image, slide show

Connections

Composite Output: Yes
Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
Line-In Audio: Yes
Remote Control: No
USB Connection: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red / Silver
LED indicators:Y / Yes
Tripod mountable:Y

Display

Built-in Display:Y / Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:5.08 / 50.8
Display resolution (numeric):154000
Screen Resolution:154000 pixels
Screen Size:2 in
Screen Type:LCD

Features

Web Cam Function: No

Flash

Built-in Flash:N / No
Built-in light:N

Focusing

Face detection:Y
Focus adjustment:Auto

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Effective mega pixels:7.8 Megapixels
Progressive Scan for Photos: No

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):10
Effective megapixels (movie):7.8
Optical sensor size:1/0.0906 / 25.4 / 2.3
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:10 / 7.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:4
Focal length range (f-f):5.1 - 15.3
Image stabilizer:N / No / Yes
Maximum aperture number:6.8
Minimum aperture number:3.5
Optical Zoom:1 / 3

Lens/Zoom

Aperture (Wide-tele):F3.5-6.8
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:0 x
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):5.1-15.3 mm
Manual Focus: No
Optical Zoom:3 x
White Balance:Auto

Measures

Dimensions (HxWxD):104x52.5x15.6 mm
Weight:111 g

Other features

Aperture range (F-F):3.5 - 6.8
Auto Focus:Y / Yes
AV output:1
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7, XP SP2, Vista32, 64 / Windows 7\nVista (32/64-bit)\nTripod XP SP2+ / Windows XP SP2, Vista32, 64 / Windows XP SP2, Vista32,64
Lens system:Samsung Lens
Manual Focus:N / No
Photo mode:Y

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Bundled software:Intelli-studio
Cables included:AV, USB
Hand strap:Y
Handheld remote control:N / No
Quick start guide:Y

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
HDMI:No / Y / Yes
PictBridge:N
S-Video Out:N / No / Y / Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Sensor

Sensor Size:1/2.3 in
Sensor Type:CMOS

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:3648 x 2736
Still image resolution(s):3648 x 2736

Storage

Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Disc types supported: No
External Memory Type:Secure Digital, SDHC
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Memory slots:1

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC / NTSC, PAL / PAL
Full HD:Y
HD Recording:HD 1080p
HD type:Full HD
HD-Ready:Y
Maximum frame rate:25 / 30
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recording Format:SD/SDHC
Recording System:PAL/NTSC
Video capturing speed:30
Video formats supported:H.264
Video Resolution:1920x1080, 30fps, 1280x720, 60/30fps, 720x480, 720x576
Video Resolutions:1920 x 1080 / 720 x 480, 720 x 576, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Electrical

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.55 / 1.56 / 104 / 5.25 / 5.6 / 56
Height :1.55 / 10.4 / 15.5 / 5.6 / 52.5
Weight:111 / 95
Width:1.56 / 10.3 / 103 / 15.6 / 5.25

White balance

White Balance:Auto