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Samsung SMX-C10

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An award winning 0.68 megapixel 1 camcorder
0.68MP 1/1.6" No 150g Jan 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Samsung SMX-C10 Review

With very good reviews but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Samsung SMX-C10 number 173 across all camcorders.
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6 Reviews + 1 Award
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Not Currently for Sale
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Missing Some Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 61%. This camcorder has received a "Bronze" award from Toptenreviews.com. Panasonic video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer camcorders with better features are available. However this Samsung camcorder has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest video cameras 2017.
The SMX-C10 is missing some features:
Only 800 x 600 still image resolution
Very low display resolution (numeric)
Only 720 x 480 pixels video resolution
Quite small total megapixels

Samsung SMX-C10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This video camera was given a "Bronze" award by website Toptenreviews.com who thought that this Samsung video camera was very good.

Poor Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camcorder is 61 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, v3.co.uk and Les Numeriques.com. Video camera experts don't rate this video camera very highly.

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Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its Camcorders

We checked 160 owner and expert reviews (including 38 verified purchases) for Samsung camcorders and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has very good reviews specifically for its camcorders. 83% of those that bought a Samsung camcorder would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The SMX-C10 supports On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other video cameras.

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Only 800 X 600 Still Image Resolution

The SMX-C10 supports a maximum still image resolution of 800 x 600. That's 77% less still image resolution than a 1920 x 1080 camcorder, which is the most common still image resolution supported by video cameras. The best still image resolution of all video cameras is 5472 x 3648 and the worst is 2.07 MP.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Samsung SMX-C10 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other camcorders. The display resolutions (numeric) of camcorders range from 150 pixels to 1,600,000 pixels.

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Only 720 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The SMX-C10 supports a 720 x 480 pixels video resolutions which is higher than most camcorders. Most camcorders support a 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions. Across all camcorders the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Small Total Megapixels

At only 0.68 megapixels, the Samsung SMX-C10 has a very small total megapixels compared to most of the other camcorders. Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 210MP.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/1.6|1" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Not Full HD

The Samsung SMX-C10 is not Full HD, unlike most of the other camcorders.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of camcorders is 430x, and the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x. At 1,200 times zoom factor, the SMX-C10 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Samsung SMX-C10 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other camcorders. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11".

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 10 times zoom factor, the SMX-C10 has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst camcorders of this age. The smallest optical zoom of video cameras is 1x and the biggest is 78x.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The SMX-C10 has a composite video out. Most of the other camcorders also have a composite video out.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Samsung SMX-C10 does not support HDMI, unlike most of the other video cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of camcorders is 530g, and the weights range from 50g to 7.5kg. With a weight of only 150 grams, the SMX-C10 is quite light compared to most of the other video cameras.

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Only 720 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The SMX-C10 has a 720 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution which is higher than most camcorders. Most camcorders have a 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution. The best maximum video resolution of all video cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other camcorders, the Samsung SMX-C10 does not support PictBridge.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was January 2014 when Samsung released the SMX-C10.


Samsung SMX-C10 Review Sources

To prepare this Samsung SMX-C10 review we compared this camcorder to 100 other models. For each camcorder that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 139,520 product attributes, 27,079 camcorder reviews and 1,398,300 historical camcorder prices from 164 camcorder retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this camcorder compared to the other models as well as any areas where this camcorder is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung smxc10rnxac, samsung smxc10lnr
Barcodes 00036725302532, 00616312990153, 00770332814100, 00999999934833

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