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Samsung-smx-f40.32670624
6.9 out of 10

Samsung SMX-F40

Black Color Long Zoom, Compact Schneider Kreuznach Lens * Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung SMX-F40

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Overall 4
4.0

good camcorder if your a novice, no depth, no joy, no fun, waste of money!!!! DONT BUY THIS PLEASE!!!!!!samsung is just no good

john, Amazon
31 December 2010
  • Summary: this camera has all the qualities you'd be looking for if your a novice, but if you want any depth to what your buying,i don't recommend this. the camera is piss poor in low light, so pour id say its unusable. the mic works good in loud environments, but if there's any quiet, the mic then gives off to much static noise to be any good.
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Overall 4
4.0

poor picture quality, terrible auto focus

Da Da Gary, Amazon
30 November 2010
  • Summary: This camera does have a lot of good things about it: zoom, battery life, size, ease of use. But it has one MAJOR drawback, very poor video quality. I have tried numerous settings but all of them take very poor quality video - even the smart auto setting. It is probably acceptable quality for your computer, uploading to the internet, that sort of thing.
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Overall 4
4.0

did not work as advertised

Matthew Cordeiro, Amazon
2 August 2010
  • Summary: Discalimer: I purchased this camcorder at an electronics store, not through Amazon. I also purchased a class 4 Sandisk 8GB SDHC card. I kept getting a "card error" message, and the memory card format feature failed every time. I talked to Samsung's customer support, and they claimed the problem was a defective memory card. The representative said that the card I purchased was perfectly fine for this camcorder.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Don't buy if you want memories

Walmart
13 June 2010
  • Summary: At first this product seemed great, but I did end up exchanging it for something else. The size of the camcorder is great, it fits nicely in your hand. The lens cover is manual so the lens is easily protected from dust and scratches. Even with the battery the unit is very lightweight and easy to use. The zoom is fantastic, we were able to zoom to the top of the light pole from our living room. We used it to record our baby's first bath and boy were we disappointed!
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 6
6.0

Don't buy if you want memories

Walmart
13 June 2010
  • Summary: At first this product seemed great, but I did end up exchanging it for something else. The size of the camcorder is great, it fits nicely in your hand. The lens cover is manual so the lens is easily protected from dust and scratches. Even with the battery the unit is very lightweight and easy to use. The zoom is fantastic, we were able to zoom to the top of the light pole from our living room. We used it to record our baby's first bath and boy were we disappointed!
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

Ithaca Chasma, Amazon
18 April 2010
  • Summary: I purchased this camcorder because of its trim size and low weight. While it was quick to set up and use, transferring recordings from the camera to a DVD is complex and frustrating. Because of the MP4 format, it is not compatible with many software editing products, including Microsoft Movie Maker.
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Overall 4
4.0

Very Underwhelming Camera

Alley McNally "Keiko", Amazon
7 March 2010
  • Summary: Length:: 0:38 Mins I tested out the F40 camera today and I have to say I am not impressed. If I want to even make youtube videos with it, I will have to do it without the sound . . .
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Overall 4
4.0

Für Einsteiger ok, mehr nicht !

Joerg Doods, Amazon
3 June 2011
  • Summary: Hallo zusammen, wie bei einigen anderen auch, wollte ich meine fast 10 Jahre alte mini dv Kamera gegen eine digitale austauschen. DVD Rekorder zum archivieren ist defekt usw. In Betracht kamen (bzgl. Budget) lediglich die Canon Legria 306 und die Samsung. Auf den ersten Blick ist die samsung echt bedienerfreundlich, leichte menueführung,geringes gewicht/grösse, lange akkulaufzeit... beim genauen hinsehen nerven diverse dinge: z.b.
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Overall 4
4.0

leider ...

oiska.muc, Amazon
7 March 2011
  • Summary: ... hat das Bild beim Filmen überhaupt nicht der beworbenen Qualität entsprochen. Es war ein stark "verkriseltes" Bild und hat keine Randschärfe/Konturen klar dargestellt. Beim Filmen in der Natur (grüne Wiese und Wald) war mein Hund auf dem Video gestreift wie ein Zebra. Fotographieren war nicht einmal für ein paar Schnappschüsse möglich. Mein 3 Jahre altes Handy macht bessere Filme und Fotos. Das Gerät ging promt an Amazon zurück.
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Overall 4
4.0

Gerät hält überhaupt nicht, was die Werbung verspricht

J. Schwarz "Joe Schwarz", Amazon
24 February 2011
  • Summary: Dieses Gerät hat mich in keiner Hinsicht überzeugen können. Das Bildrauschen der Videos ist bei mäßiger Beleuchtung sehr stark, die Fotoqualität ohne helle Beleuchtung schlecht. Am PC tritt beim Betrachten starker Kammeffekt auf. Die Standard SD-Karte ist zu langsam für diesen Camcorder und wird zurückgewiesen. Verarbeitung insgesamt in Ordnung, aber Stabilität ist anders. Auch ist anders als beworben kein Touchscreen vorhanden.
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