Samsung Camcorder

Family gatherings, graduations, birthday parties and traveling are just some of the reason you may want to invest in a digital camcorder. Perhaps you wan to shoot a movie … there are a whole other set of things to consider. From a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars, there is a device for everybody, from standard format to high definition, to cassetes to digital recording. It really just depends on what you want out of your camera and how much money you are willing to invest in it.

Study your circulars and nearby stores to really get a feel for how the prices work. You want t be able to buy the camcorder of your choice at the least possible price. In fact, once you find this rock-bottom amount, you can even go to another vendor and try to negotiate the price further down. No price is ever set in stone Be sure to know the terms of purchase before making your purchase. When you bring the camcorder home, hold on to that warranty. Keep it in a safe place where you keep all of your important papers.

There are many features to consider when purchasing a Samsung camcorder that include: internal memory, battery life, resolution, optical zoom, image stabilization, comfort, weight, YouTube mode, high definition or standard definition, recording time and more. You also will need accessories, which can include a battery pack, a case and DVRs.

Price and appearance will make a difference as well. Some of the Samsung digital cameras are available in different colors. Whether you shoot indoors or outdoors makes a difference, as some models are better than others depending on your environment and the strength of your flash. Avoid the temptation to buy the cheapest product out there. Even the best deal out there won’t be worth it if the image quality is too poor.

Since all digital cameras will have the appropriate amount of resolution, this really isn’t an issue when purchasing a digital camcorder. This is a longtime commitment, so be sure that you’re getting what you want. For the family member who just wants to shoot birthday parties, a digital camcorder with a 10X optical zoom and a 3-inch LCD screen will do the trick. Somebody on a budget should still shoot for a 10X zoom, but can opt for a smaller LCD screen.

The Samsung SC-MX20 has a YouTube recording mode, a lens with 34X optical zoom, image stabilization and face detection. Power Can be sustained for up to 16 hours, ad up to 32 GB can be stored at one time. The battery can last up to three hours, the longest battery life in its category. This device is available in red, white and blue.

You should always try a digital camcorder before buying it. You will want to know what’s comfortable and whether you will be able to work the device with ease. Pay attention to how quickly the camcorder responds to your commands. Image stabilization is highly recommended to prevent blurry images. Manual focus is a must for amateurs. Decide which format you want to film in — cassettes or DV. The DV format will be best for people who want to get into video editing. Don’t go any lower than 2.5 inches on the LCD screen. Special shooting modes will increase what you can do beyond point and shoot.

The Samsung SC-HMX10 is an ultracompact with an ergonomic design with a 2.7-inch touch screen. Data can be viewed on HDTV without the need for the camera.

The SAMSUNG SC-D382 is an easy to use mini with a 34X optical zoom and 690 pixels. The camera comes with an image stabilizer to prevent blurred images.

The SMX-F34BNhas 16 GB of built-in memory, 8 hours of recording and a 42X “inteli” zoom. There also is a YouTube mode.

The SC-DX205 is a compact and lightweight camcorder with up to 100 minutes of recording. Includes a 2.7-inch LCD screen.

The SC-DX103 has a 34X optical zoom wit 680 pixels. Image stabilizer included.

The HMX-R10 is an ultra compact wit ergonomic design and is in high definition. With a 2.7-inch LCD screen, you can flip through the 9 MP images on a high definition television without the need of the camera. The HMX-R10BN is an upgraded version of this model.

The HMX-H100 has a 10x optical zoom, an image stabilizer and a resolution of 1920 X 1080.

The HMX-H104 is a high definition, lightweight model with 10X optical zoom that includes an image stabilizer. Similar cousins include the H105 and H106.

The SC-HMX20C offers 8 GB of flash, 90 minutes of recording time, a 2.7-inch LCD touch screen, a swivel handgrip and full high definition recording at 1080p.

This Samsung Camcorder Review is Written/Updated on Oct 3rd, 2009 and filed under Consumer Electronics. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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  1. Samsung SC-MX20 looks quite decent. It is available in silver with options of blue accents, red accents, black accents or all white. It has a compact design and fits easily in the pocket. The video quality is not very satisfying, just average. This camcorder is specially for people looking to buy under a budget.

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