Samsung SMX-F40 reviews: SD camcorder

76 customer reviews

+ This camcorder has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on image quality.

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8.2 out of 10 based on 76 reviews.
Samsung SMX-F40: 52x optical zoom camcorder using SD card. See full product description

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DAVID, CLIFFE Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
ALL GOOD
Bad points:
NONE
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 6.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Nov 2011

Chantelle, Colchester Just point and shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Really handy little camera
Bad points:
May be found to be too small for men with larger hands
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 08 Nov 2011

Confirmed purchaser Just point and shoot

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Constant problems with it frezing during recording and not happy with image quality.
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 3.0
Image quality 2.0
Battery life 3.0
Weight 8.0
Value for money 3.0
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Sep 2011

John, Professional videographer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Wonderful
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Sep 2011

Confirmed purchaser Keen amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
small, lightweight, easy to use, good zoom, very good price
Bad points:
would have been nice if a case had been included.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Battery life 6.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Sep 2011

ken, this cam is bad

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
NON
Bad points:
LOADS
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 1.0
Image quality 1.0
Battery life 1.0
Weight 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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1 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 03 Sep 2011

John, plymouth Given as gift

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Given as present, cant comment on use.
Thriled with the colour.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Weight 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Nov 2011

Product Features

Resolution quality SD
Resolution (Pixels) 720x480
Optical zoom ratio 52
Type of memory card SD
Type of memory card SDHC
Digital zoom ratio 2200
Type of image stabiliser Electronic
Weight (g) 220
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Type of chip CCD
Release date 2010-05-19

Also known as: Samsung SMX-F40SP, SMX-F40, Camcorder SMX-F40

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Manufacturer's Description

With its incredible 65x intelli-Zoom (52x Optical Zoom), the Samsung SMX-F40 series give you the ability to bring distant images into forefront focus, enabling you to zoom closer to the action from further away.

Record More with Long Battery
Enhanced energy efficiency and advanced power management coming from Samsung 8th generation DSP Solution combine to create a camcorder that gives you over 4 hours and 20 minutes of battery life, ensuring that you can shoot and share for longer.

Get closer with 65x intelli-zoom
With its incredible 65x intelli-Zoom (52x Optical Zoom), the Samsung SMX-F40 series give you the ability to bring distant images into forefront focus, enabling you to zoom closer to the action from further away.

Ultimate Companion to PC
Intelli-Studio 2.0 is designed to enhance your sense of freedom. Plug & Play PC Software intelli-Studio 2.0 is built-into the Samsung SMX-F40 series, you can use any PC to view, edit, and upload your memories to the web without software CD.

USB Battery charging
The convenient USB charging gives you flexibility and freedom. Simply connect the Samsung SMX-F40 series to any PC via USB cable and the camcorder will begin recharging, allowing you to enjoy a more mobile lifestyle.

Bigger sensor, better video
The Samsung SMX-F40 series use a 1/6” CCD Sensor,to enhance image quality. Its extra-large sensor sets it apart from other camcorders in its class and enables you to enjoy higher-quality images

Record the passing of time
The Time-Lapse recording feature captures frames at preset intervals and then arranges them in sequential order to create a video file that condenses an extended period of time into a fraction of the time.


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