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Samsung HMX-QF30WN

A 4 year old 5.1MP 1 camcorder with passable features but high running costs
5.1MP 1" Yes 178.4g Mar 2013
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date

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Samsung HMX-QF30WN Review

With mediocre features, we have ranked the Samsung HMX-QF30WN number 509 across all camcorders.
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
32
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

Canon video cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better video cameras are available. View the latest video cameras 2017.
This camcorder has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports HDMI
Has an image stabilizer
Very short battery life (max)
Does not have a built-in flash

Samsung HMX-QF30WN In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 160 owner and expert reviews (including 38 verified purchases) for Samsung camcorders and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings. 83% of those that bought a Samsung video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Very Short Battery Life (max)

The HMX-QF30WN's battery life (max) of only 1.44h is quite short compared to most other video cameras. It is in the shortest 18% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The shortest battery life (max) of video cameras is 0.083h, the longest is 8,700h, and the average battery life (max) is 52h.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The HMX-QF30WN has an image stabilizer, as do 66% of camcorders.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Samsung HMX-QF30WN supports HDMI. 67% of video cameras also support HDMI.

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Average Weight

The HMX-QF30WN's weight of 178g is pretty standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the heaviest 29% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Wi-Fi

The HMX-QF30WN features wi-Fi, which is unusual. 77% of video cameras do not feature wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most other video cameras, the HMX-QF30WN does not have a built-in flash. 86% of video cameras do not have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Samsung HMX-QF30WN's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 24% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have display diagonals of between 0.24" and 11", and the average display diagonal is 3".

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Tripod Mountable

The HMX-QF30WN is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of camcorders which are not tripod mountable.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the HMX-QF30WN of 20x is relatively standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 47% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (image)

The HMX-QF30WN's effective megapixels (image) of only 1.75MP is quite low compared to most other video cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. The average effective megapixels (image) of all camcorders is 5.8MP, with the lowest being 1.1MP and the highest being 26MP.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

The Samsung HMX-QF30WN does not support PictBridge, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of video cameras also do not support PictBridge.

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Very Low Effective Megapixels (movie)

The HMX-QF30WN's effective megapixels (movie) of only 1.75MP is in the lowest 13% of all video cameras when sorted by this feature. Video cameras have effective megapixels (movie) of between 0.41MP and 5,100,000MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 23,000MP.

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Average Digital Zoom

The HMX-QF30WN's digital zoom of 40x is fairly standard compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 27% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Average Total Megapixels

The HMX-QF30WN's total megapixels of 5.1MP is fairly standard compared to most other video cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all video cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the video cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 1.8mm to 110mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 29mm. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Samsung HMX-QF30WN of 38.4mm is quite long compared to most other camcorders. It is in the longest 16% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1" Optical Sensor Size

This video camera has a 1" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras.

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Average Video Recording Time

The Samsung HMX-QF30WN's video recording time of 1.67h is pretty typical compared to most other video cameras. It is in the longest 38% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Full HD

Full HD

The HMX-QF30WN is Full HD. 73% of video cameras also are Full HD.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This video camera was released in March 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung hmxqf30wpxeu, hmxqf30bpedc, hmxqf30wpedc, hmxqf30bn, hmxqf30wn

Barcodes:

00887276007267, 00887276007892, 08806085281226, 08806085293113, 08806085438170

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