If you are thinking about buying a Samsung camcorder then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of camcorder brands is compiled by analysing over 28,000 user and expert reviews and 180+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on 790+ camcorders.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular camcorders and start at $65 for the Gear 360 which has an optical zoom of 1x, a sensor size of 30MP and is a camcorder that has a resolution of 3840 x 1920 and go up to $125 for the HMX-F90WN which has an optical zoom of 52x, a sensor size of 5MP and is a camcorder that has a resolution of 1280 x 720 (HD Ready). The average price of a new Samsung camcorder is $132.
Samsung are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular camcorders.
Is Samsung the Best Camcorder Brand?
So are Samsung camcorders any good? We give every camcorder a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all camcorders we are able to impartially rank all the camcorder brands.
Samsung is ranked the No. 16 best camcorder brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Samsung is the 16th best camcorder brand out there.
Let's look at how Samsung camcorders compare to the other camcorder brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All camcorder Brands
At an average purchase price of $132, Samsung camcorders tend to be cheaper than most other camcorder brands.
There's a smaller selection of Samsung camcorders available compared to other camcorder brands, with only 3 Samsung camcorders currently on the market in the US. Samsung also have worse reviews than the typical camcorder brand, with the average rating of a Samsung camcorder being 56%.
Whilst Samsung have a number of interesting features including Time Lapse, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.
No. Of Camcorders
Average Price $830
Price Distribution of All Camcorders
No. Of Camcorders
Average Price $132
Price Distribution of Samsung Camcorders
What Do the Samsung Camcorder Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Samsung camcorder to work out the average distribution of reviews for Samsung and then compared this to the other camcorder brands.
Samsung has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its camcorders than most other brands.
Over 56% of expert reviews and 70% of user reviews for Samsung camcorders are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 84% respectively across all Camcorder brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Samsung camcorders by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other camcorder brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Samsung Camcorders Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 3 industry awards for Samsung camcorders. The table below compares the number of awards received by Samsung to other popular camcorder brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 28,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Samsung camcorders. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Samsung camcorder owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
100% of reviewers think Samsung camcorders are reliable.
So, most people think that Samsung camcorders are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Samsung camcorders that mention reliability:
Features to Look Out For On Samsung Camcorders
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Samsung camcorders that set them apart from the competition. These include Time Lapse.