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Samsung SMX-C10 Camcorder

0.68MP 1/1.6 150g CCD Jan 2014
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
External screen is very low quality
Unacceptable noise level
9 Reviews + 1 Award
toptenreviews.com Bronze

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Design

External Screen is Very Low Quality

Three customers concluded that the Samsung SMX-C10 was not good quality. Eight years ago Tomsguide.com said in their Samsung SMX-C10 review “Ghastly multimedia experience, poor build quality, frustrating QWERTY keyboard”. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “External screen is very low quality” in their review. Expert review site Computeractive.co.uk wrote “Its average video quality and lack of a still photo mode are disappointing” in their Samsung SMX-C10 review.

Design is Bulky

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it was not well designed. Tomsguide.com wrote in their review of the Samsung SMX-C10 “Design is bulky”. Toptenreviews.com said seven years ago “The small design may make it hard for users with large hands to hold”. Tomsguide.com also wrote “The Samsung Comeback has a clunky design, plus the microSD card slot is behind the battery” in their review.

External Display is Subpar, Menu Structure Isnt Consistent

One customer who reviewed the Samsung SMX-C10 considered that it was not easy to use the menus. Tomsguide.com wrote “External display is subpar, menu structure isnt consistent” . One person who purchased this camcorder thought it was not comfortable and easy to hold.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was not easy to use.

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Keyboard Tough to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was not well made. One person said in their reviews that the Samsung SMX-C10 was not strong and durable. Tomsguide.com wrote in their review of this camcorder “Keyboard tough to use” .


Reviews

One Industry Award

This video camera received a "Bronze" award from websites Toptenreviews.com who wrote that this Samsung video camera was good.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digital Versus, toptenreviews.com and v3.co.uk the average expert rating of this video camera is 61 out of 100. This means that experts really don't rate this small total megapixels camcorder very highly.

Good Brand

On average Samsung camcorders are rated 71 out of 100, which is in the top 74% of all video camera brands that we have assessed.


Digital Image Stabilizer Not Very Effective

One owner who reviewed the Samsung SMX-C10 considered that it did not have a good image stabiliser. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Digital image stabilizer not very effective”.


Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person said in their reviews that it was noisy. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of the Samsung SMX-C10 “High noise in low light” .

High Noise in Low Light

One person said in their reviews that it was noisy. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of the Samsung SMX-C10 “High noise in low light” .

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The SMX-C10 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Samsung SMX-C10 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other camcorders of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder also have a built-in microphone.

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Smart TV

Good GPS Navigation

One owner mentioned that it had gps. Eight years ago Tomsguide.com mentioned “Good GPS navigation”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung camcorder has been on the market since April 2017.


Features

Wide Array of Messaging Features

Four owners concluded that it had good features. Tomsguide.com said “The Samsung Comeback features web access”. Tomsguide.com also wrote “Wide array of messaging features” in their review. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “The Samsung Comeback SGH- 559 has plenty of features, including quad-band support” in their review.


Lens System

Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of video cameras that have been available for more than two years is 1.5x and the biggest is 3,500x. With a digital zoom of 1,200 times zoom factor, the Samsung SMX-C10 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst camcorders of this age.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this video camera is 10x, the biggest is 78x, and the average optical zoom is 30x. The Samsung SMX-C10 has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 10 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec camcorders of this age.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the video cameras of a comparable age and type to this video camera the display diagonals range from 1.4" to 4.3". The SMX-C10 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders that came out around the same time as this camcorder.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Support HDMI

The SMX-C10 does not support HDMI, unlike most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The SMX-C10 has a composite video out. Most of the other camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder also have a composite video out.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The SMX-C10 does not support PictBridge, although keep in mind that most of the other video cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camcorder also do not support PictBridge.

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Still Image

Only 800 X 600 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung SMX-C10 supports a maximum still image resolution of 800 x 600. That's 90% less still image resolution than the most frequently found still image resolution(s) of 2592 x 1944. The best still image resolution of all comparable spec video cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camcorder is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Camera

Supports On Screen Display (OSD)

The SMX-C10 supports On Screen Display (OSD), as do most of the other small total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The SMX-C10 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other video cameras of this type and age.

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Power

Se Recharge Sur Prise USB

Three owners who bought this camcorder agreed that it had a good battery life. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this camcorder eight years ago “Se recharge sur prise USB” but even so they gave the product a score of 18.8 out of 100. Tomsguide.com wrote “Good receptionaudio, great battery life, nice external keypad” in their Samsung SMX-C10 review. Tomsguide.com also mentioned “Excellent battery life in EDGE mode” in their review.


Video

Only 720 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The SMX-C10 supports a 720 x 480 pixels video resolutions which is higher than the 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions supported by most camcorders that were released around the same time as it. Similar spec camcorders that were launched more than two years ago video resolutions range from 640 x 360 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The average weight of camcorders of this age and type is 460g, and the weights range from 57g to 3.9kg. At only 150 grams, the Samsung SMX-C10 is fairly light compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

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Lger Et Compact

Two customers who bought the product thought it was compact. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Lger et compact”.


Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

The SMX-C10 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1". That's 11% more optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1.8".

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Product Identifiers

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

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