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Samsung HMX-U20
5.9 out of 10

Samsung HMX-U20

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung HMX-U20

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Overall 2
2.0

Click, click, click..

Joe, Amazon
8 January 2014
  • Summary: Clicks when recording. Autofocus makes an audible clicking as it records which is heard in playback. Bad design. Samsung should have better quality control.
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Overall 2
2.0

It was not advertised that it only works with windows not with mac. That is huge.

thomas mahoney, Amazon
13 April 2013
  • Summary: It only works with windows not mac that makes it useless for me. Why didn't you say that in your advertisement.
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Overall 2
2.0

HD qualitywhn used with a class 10 card

Royce Emley "Rawice", Amazon
23 February 2013
  • Summary: The video quality from it's 7.8 meg a pixel is great when used with a good card. A good card is a Class 10 SD card. It does time lapse which can be handy and has a 3x optical zom. Take the bare MPG4 files and use them with ConvertX toDVD program and the DVD will look like it was done by a pro..
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Overall 2
2.0

Nice Try

D. Mastros, Amazon
19 November 2011
  • Summary: Nice design, very compact, and light weight... and that would be the end of what I like about it. The camera is sub-par. The motion stabilization is ineffective. Low light is atrocious. Software was clearly an afterthought. Battery life is bad.
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Overall 2
2.0

Samsung Couldn't Fix It So They Sent My Money Back

Scott V, Amazon
23 January 2011
  • Summary: The unit recorded a thumping sound with every video. I sent it back, and Samsung didn't even bother to send me a replacement unit, they just sent me a check! WOW. I hope my $2400 Samsung fridge does not start making funny noises!
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Happy

C & C, Amazon
28 December 2010
  • Summary: I received this for Christmas. The specs on this this camera are great. Unfortunately the video recording quality is terrible. The images have the detail, but it looks like there is a film or noise over the entire image. The recording looks no better than our HI-8 SD recorder. Very disappointed.
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Overall 2
2.0

Useless if you have a Mac

Karla P., Amazon
21 October 2010
  • Summary: This item was on backorder for several months. When it finally came, there were no instructions at all. A CD came with it, but it's not compatible with a Mac. I had to buy a memory card, so that was an added, wasted expense. I called Samsung for a User's Manual, and they blew me off.
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Overall 2
2.0

I hated it

MelDubs, Amazon
1 October 2010
  • Summary: I bought this camera because I was going to a wedding and the packaging said it would work in low light situations: WRONG When I got home and loaded the videos onto my computer I: A. Couldn't see anything B. Couldn't hear anything (when the camera is being zoomed in and out the volume cuts out) C.
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Overall 2
2.0

Clicking Sound on Audio Track Ruins It

Rob Alfieri, Amazon
28 September 2010
  • Summary: This device was perfect in every way. I had high hopes. Until I played back the video and heard a constant clicking sound that was impossible to ignore. For a memory based device, it is curious that there would be a mechanical noise on the audio track.
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Overall 2
2.0

Clicking sound on all audio makes this unusable

B. Darvin "bradyd452", Amazon
26 September 2010
  • Summary: I bought the samsung and returned it! Either mine was broken or it has a flaw: you can hear a clicking sound of the lens auto-focusing when you play it back! And it's very noticable.
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