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Samsung SMX-F40 Camcorder

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11 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This Samsung video camera received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from tecnozoom.it.

Good Quality Lens

One person thought this camcorder had a good zoom. Expert review site Fhm.com.ph mentioned “Within your fingers' easy reach are the power, zoom, record”.

Good Brand

Samsung video cameras have good ratings on average and across all video cameras Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

Very Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of comparable spec camcorders that have been around for around the same time as the SMX-F40 is 23x. With an optical zoom of 65 times zoom factor, the Samsung SMX-F40 has one of the biggest optical zooms amongst video cameras of this age.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras that are a comparable age to the SMX-F40 the digital zooms range from 2x to 3,000x, and the average digital zoom is 390x. With a digital zoom of 2,200 times zoom factor, the SMX-F40 has a very big digital zoom compared to most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The SMX-F40 has an image stabiliser, which is unusual. Most of the other video cameras that were released more than two years ago do not have an image stabiliser.

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SDHC Memory Card

The SMX-F40 supports an SDHC memory card which is better than most video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most camcorders of this type and age support an SD memory card. SDHC cards are DS cards with a higher capacity of up to 32GB. Across all video cameras that are a comparable age to the SMX-F40 the memory card type ranges from MicroSDXC (worst) to SDXC (best).

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Lithium Battery

This video camera has a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery, which is the most commonly found battery on comparable spec video cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Display

Like most of the other camcorders of a comparable type and age to the SMX-F40, the Samsung SMX-F40 has a built-in display.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The SMX-F40 has a greater number of white balance modes than most video cameras of this age and type. The most frequently found white balance mode is Auto, but this white balance mode is not found on this video camera. The white balance modes Auto,Manual are also found on this Samsung video camera.

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LCD Display

This camcorder has an LCD display, which is the most commonly found display on camcorders of a similar age and spec to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only 1/6" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1/6" optical sensor size, which is typical of many camcorders of this type and age. $.

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Not Full HD

Most video cameras of this age and spec are not Full HD. The SMX-F40 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have an HDMI Port

Most video cameras of a similar spec and age to the SMX-F40 do not have an HDMI port. The SMX-F40 is no exception to this as it too does not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Have an Interchangeable Lens

The SMX-F40 does not have an interchangeable lens. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SMX-F40 also do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Only Auto Shooting Mode

This video camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode on camcorders that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 1600 X 1200 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This video camera has a maximum image resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras of this age and type.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung SMX-F40 has a greater number of audio formats than most video cameras of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly supported audio format is AAC++, but this audio format is not supported by this video camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Samsung video camera.

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Not Waterproof

Most video cameras that were launched around the same time as the SMX-F40 are not waterproof. The SMX-F40 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most comparable spec camcorders that have been around for more than two years do not have a night mode. The Samsung SMX-F40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Not 3D Compatible

The SMX-F40 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other video cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Projector

Most camcorders of this age and spec do not have a built-in projector. The SMX-F40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in projector.

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Only 720 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The SMX-F40 supports a higher video resolution than most camcorders of this age and spec. This video camera supports a 720 x 480 pixels video resolution, whereas most video cameras that were released more than two years ago support a 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution.

This video camera's video resolution (720 x 480 pixels) is actually the worst supported video resolution across all video cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the SMX-F40.

The best supported video resolution across similar types of video camera is 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The SMX-F40 has one of the lower display resolutions (only 230,000 pixels) amongst video cameras of this age. The display resolutions of camcorders of a comparable spec and age to the SMX-F40 range from 150 pixels to 1,600,000 pixels.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SMX-F40

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this video camera was released.

Average Weight

With a weight of 226.8 grams, the Samsung SMX-F40 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other video cameras that are a similar age to the SMX-F40.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the SMX-F40 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other camcorders of this age and spec.

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Average Video Recording Time

At 2.2 hours, the SMX-F40 has a fairly average video recording time compared to most of the other video cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SMX-F40.

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Specification

Video
Analog Signal Format System

Expert Reviews

(2)
23 September 2010

Sure, your mobile phone might be ?smart' enough to capture videos, but nothing beats a dedicated camcorder for capturing all your precious, albeit private, moments.Within your fingers' easy reach... Read more…

12 March 2010

La Samsung SMX-K40 รจ una videocamera digitale compatta interessante e maneggevole, dotata di stabilizzatore ottico di immagine, ingresso HDMI, ricarica tramite USB, supporto per schede di...

Light weight and compact
Image Stabilizing
Large viewing screen
Built in 32 gig ssd drive
Face detection
HDMI cable not included
Risoluzione sensore
No memoria interna

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers smxf40, smxf40s, smxf40sp
Barcodes 00616312990153, 00770332810041
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