Samsung HMX-U20 review

This pocket camcorder packs a quality lens offering optical zoom

By  from PC Plus Issue 305
Product Type
Digital Camcorder
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Number of Image Sensors
1
Effective Image Resolution
10 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Recording Media
Memory Card
Image Stabilization
Electronic
Optical Zoom
3x
Brand Name
Samsung
Screen Size
5.1 cm (2")
Video Formats
MPEG-4
Recording Formats
Full HD
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
Image Sensor Size
1/2.3"
Maximum Image Resolution
4224 x 2376
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Audio Channels
Stereo
Maximum Battery Run Time
1.67 Hour
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
Maximum Video Lines
1080
Progressive Scan
Yes
USB
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card
Colour
Black
Video System
PAL
Focal Length
5.10 mm to 15.30 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Audio Formats
AAC
Focus Modes
Auto
Manufacturer
Samsung
Product Model
HMX-U20
Product Name
HMX-U20 High Definition Digital Camcorder
Aperture Range
f/3.5 to 6.8
Manufacturer Part Number
HMX-U20SP/XEU
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

The Samsung HMX-U20 now comes with upgraded sharing feature, which enables files to be uploaded to Social Network Service like YouTube at a touch of a button. Simply select the file you want to upload, the site you want to upload it to, and touch the direct upload button. Providing perfect Full HD video recordings, the Samsung HMX-U20 gives you a high-quality experience that amazingly fits into your pocket.

Microphone Technology
Electret Condenser
Package Contents
  • HMX-U20 High Definition Digital Camcorder
  • AC adaptor / charger
  • Battery pack
  • Hand grip strap
  • A/V cable
  • Instruction book / CD
Display Resolution
154000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Custom
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