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Samsung HMX-H106
5.6 out of 10

Samsung HMX-H106

Samsung HMX-H106 The Samsung HMX-H106 is a HD camcorder wit Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Nice but....

G. Meredith, Amazon
26 October 2011
  • Summary: This is a nice tidy camcorder that takes great outside video. Fits perfectly in my hand. My limited experience with indoor recording was hit or miss when it concerned video quality. This camera only shoots in widescreen mode and also is not seamlessly compatible with Macintosh computers.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great (get extra batteries though)

PandaChew, Amazon
28 June 2011
  • Summary: Unbelievably awesome! Great quality in all settings. The wide angle lens makes for a bit of funky looking video when posting to youtube un-edited but the quality is unparalleled in camcorders for anything except professional. Battery is ok, I'd recommend getting extras though for events longer than an hour.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

JaneDane, Amazon
14 November 2010
  • Summary: I don't know if we are doing something wrong, but, no matter how still I hold the camera, the people moving when you play back the video make you dizzy. I would say it's horrible at taking any type of action video. Uploading it to Facebook is also poor- you can hardly see any of the video. Perhaps it is too HD. Unhappy.
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Samsung H106 camera

subzeroblu, ReviewStream
18 December 2009
  • Excerpt: The samsung H106 is a very good camera that comes in a variety of prices, from more affordable to a tad expensive. This of course will depend on the chipset of internal memory you intend to purchase.
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Overall 10
10

Love it!

Amazon Customer, Amazon
17 December 2009
  • Summary: I love this camera! I was weary about buying it because of how low the price was but after I purchased it and started using it I was amazed at how awesome it was for the price! I started showing people in my family how awesome this camera was and my sister bought one about a week after I showed her. I love the fact that it has 64 GB internal HD plus an SD card slot. The videos are in high definition and it looks better than any home video I have ever had experience with.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing camcorder

APK, Amazon
17 December 2009
  • Summary: The Samsung HMX-H106 is freakin awesome. Coming off Sony Digital camcorders (one disk and one tape), this camera beats the crap out of that old technology. It's blazing fast, small and sleek, and easy to use. You can take a movie and play it back quickly and erase a clip you don't like. Try doing that with the other technology. It'd take forever. Here it takes no time. This thing will fit in your pocket (ok a large pocket) and is unobtrusive yet takes amazing HD video.
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Overall 8
8.0

It's so Samsung!

CJ, Amazon
19 October 2009
  • Summary: It's so Samsung. H series is the camcorder having the fundamental of camcorders the most among Samsung camcorders. Adopting the high capacity/performance SSD, they suggest a new criteria. Better thing is that they've focused on the fundamental of camcorders. Not just by various functions which they emphasized, by Full-HD videos based on the OIS lens, they make up their late start.
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Overall 6
6.0

SAMSUNG H-106, Great New Product... But be WARNED!

Robert J. Tamson, Amazon
12 August 2009
  • Summary: I have owned this Samsung HMX-H106 Camera for about 2 months and have enloyed using it. I like the ease of use and quality of the resulting picture... BUT there is a problem! I tried to use the included A/V cord to connect the camera directly to my HD TV and was surprised that the picture was in a blurry black and white!
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Overall 6
6.0

Really good with a Glaring flaw

David Alexandrou "Overture", Amazon
28 June 2009
  • Summary: Well, I'm going to keep this short and sweet. The video quality is really good, the focus is good, the lens is good. The editing software is built into the camera, and works well, if limited, and you'll need a decent PC to process the HD in real time. If you want to do multi-audio or video crossfades etc you'll need to convert the format to raw avi or similar and use Premiere or Vegas or similar.
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Overall 4
4.0

Does NOT do 1080p, barely does 1080i.

A. Express, Amazon
26 June 2009
  • Summary: I bought the hmx-h106 camera because every source out there touts it as a 1080p camera. It's not. I should have known when it didn't even come with the HDMI cable, and only component cables. If you read the fine specs on Samsung's website, it does clearly state that this is ONLY 1080i. And it barely does 1080i/30 without being grainy and jittery even in outdoor lighting. The 720p/60 is just so-so with a lot of grainy in even moderate lighting.
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