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Samsung SMX-F40

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Samsung SMX-F40

Samsung SMX-F40
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A good spec and classic 720 x 576 pixels resolution 0.8MP camcorder
65x 720 X 576 Pixels 0.8MP 1" Sep 2014
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Samsung SMX-F40 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Samsung SMX-F40 number 354 across all camcorders.
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Reviews
1 Review
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Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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 camcorders are available. View the latest camcorders 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very big optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Smaller than average total megapixels
Only 720 x 576 pixels resolution

Samsung SMX-F40 Video Reviews

Samsung SMX-F40 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Smaller Than Average Total Megapixels

Across all the camcorders the total megapixels range from 0.3MP to 50MP, and the average total megapixels is 7.8MP. The total megapixels of the SMX-F40 of only 0.8MP is smaller than 97% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Only 720 X 576 Pixels Resolution

The SMX-F40 has a maximum maximum video resolution of 720 x 576 pixels. That's 80% lower maximum video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all camcorders ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 6528 x 3672 pixels (best).

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Smaller Than Average Optical Sensor Size

The smallest optical sensor size of camcorders is 0.12", the largest is 1.8", and the average optical sensor size is 0.38". The SMX-F40's optical sensor size of only 0.167" is in the smallest 3% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Samsung SMX-F40 of 220g is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is in the heaviest 38% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Very Big Optical Zoom

Across all the camcorders the optical zooms range from 1x to 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x. The SMX-F40's optical zoom of 65x is bigger than 99% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung SMX-F40 has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Big Digital Zoom

Across all the video cameras the digital zooms range from 1.5x to 3,500x, and the average digital zoom is 460x. The Samsung SMX-F40's digital zoom of 2,200x is bigger than average when compared to most other video cameras. It is bigger than 95% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support HDMI

The Samsung SMX-F40 does not support HDMI, unlike most other camcorders. 70% of video cameras support HDMI.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the SMX-F40 of only 2.7" is smaller than 72% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Across all the video cameras the display diagonals range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Only 1600 X 1200 Still Image Resolution

The SMX-F40 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1600 x 1200. That's 7% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080. Camcorders still image resolution range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4912 x 3680 (best).

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Tripod Mountable

The SMX-F40 is tripod mountable, which is unusual. 86% of camcorders are not tripod mountable.

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Not Full HD

The Samsung SMX-F40 is not Full HD. 70% of video cameras do are Full HD.

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Features Photo Mode

The SMX-F40 features photo mode, which is unusual. 79% of video cameras do not feature photo mode.

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Features Manual Focus

The Samsung SMX-F40 features manual focus, unlike 88% of video cameras which do not feature manual focus.

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Features Auto Focus

The SMX-F40 features auto focus. 89% of camcorders do not feature auto focus.

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Average Video Recording Time

The SMX-F40's video recording time of 2.2h is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is longer than 58% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The SMX-F40 has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Has a Wind Filter

The SMX-F40 has a wind filter. 93% of video cameras do not have a wind filter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

smxf40spedc, smxf40rpedc

Barcodes:

00616312990153, 00770332810041, 08808993651467, 08808993754847, 08808993754854

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