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Samsung HMX-W300RP

A 5 megapixel 1 camcorder with average reviews and average features
5MP 1/3.3" 137g CMOS Feb 2012
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Samsung HMX-W300RP Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Samsung HMX-W300RP number 315 across all camcorders.
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29
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 30?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
This camcorder is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
Supports HDMI
Quite slow maximum frame rate
Quite small optical zoom

Samsung HMX-W300RP In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Slow Maximum Frame Rate

With a maximum frame rate of only 25 frames per second, the Samsung HMX-W300RP has one of the slowest maximum frame rates amongst camcorders of this age. The maximum frame rates of video cameras range from 25fps to 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 60fps.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

At only 1 times zoom factor, the Samsung HMX-W300RP has a very small optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders. Video cameras have optical zooms of between 1x and 78x, and the average optical zoom is 25x.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other camcorders, the Samsung HMX-W300RP does not have a built-in flash.

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Average Video Recording Time

With a video recording time of 2 hours, the Samsung HMX-W300RP has a pretty standard video recording time compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/3.3|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Very Light

The weights of camcorders range from 50g to 7.5kg, and the average weight is 530g. With a weight of only 137 grams, the HMX-W300RP is one of the lighter video cameras amongst video cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.3 inches, the HMX-W300RP has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. The display diagonals of video cameras range from 0.24" to 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The HMX-W300RP supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HMX-W300RP has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other video cameras.

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Average Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 5 megapixels, the Samsung HMX-W300RP has a pretty standard total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders.

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Supports PictBridge

The HMX-W300RP supports PictBridge, which is unusual. Most of the other camcorders do not support PictBridge.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of camcorders is 1.5x, the biggest is 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 420x. With a digital zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the HMX-W300RP has one of the smaller digital zooms amongst camcorders of this age.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Samsung HMX-W300RP has a hand strap. Most of the other camcorders also have a hand strap.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hmxw300rnxaa, samsung hmxw300rpedc, hmx-w300yp/edc, hmxw300bp

Barcodes:

08806071937977, 08806071968605, 08806071968636

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