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7.9 out of 10

Samsung HMX-QF20

Black Color 1080p HD SwitchGrip Camcorder 20x Optical Zoom Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung HMX-QF20

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Overall 4

Not great

Chocackley, Amazon
13 May 2013
  • Summary: we bought this for our daughter who enjoys making little videos and is pretty good at it. The controls on the camera seem pretty easy but they don't always work. You would need to push things several times to get them to work. One of the biggest issues was that you can actually hear the "click" of turning the camera on or off in the final video. We ended up retuning it and getting a sony handycam.
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Overall 4

Microphone gain is set far too high

Charles S. Lang, Amazon
20 December 2012
  • Summary: The mic is only adequate for recording voices at low volumes; anything else causes the audio to distort badly. Live music -- even soft solo piano playing -- is out of the question. I have found several other reviews that mention the same problem. I have posted on Samsung's forums with the hope that a firmware update may be issued. I believe this is an issue caused by software boosting of the microphone volume. I will update this review if this problem is fixed.
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Overall 4

Energiefresser im Mittelmaß

H. Henn, Amazon
26 November 2012
  • Summary: Auf der Suche nach einem kleinen, leichten Camcorder bin ich auf dieses Modell gestoßen - andere Kundenrezensionen suggerierten mir, dass ich hier nichts falsch machen könne. Allerdings habe ich den Camcorder inzwischen wieder zurückgeschickt: Die Akkulaufzeit war mit 60-90 Minuten absolut inakzeptabel (ich vermute, dies liegt am Touchscreen) und die Aufnahmequalität leider nicht berauschend.
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