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Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder - HMX-F90BN/XAA

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52x Optical Zoom/ 130x Digital Zoom/ 720p HD Movie Recording/ One Touch Sharing Button/ Bookmark Favorite Scenes/ CMOS Sensor/ 2.7" LCD Display/ USB Charging/ F1.8 Lens/ HDMI/ Black Finish
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Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder, Model F90B

Features:

  • Capture Incredible Details with 52x Zoom
    We know that a powerful optical zoom lens is a critical feature in any camcorder which is why the Samsung F90 comes with a 52x optical zoom lens. It brings you as close to the action as you need to be and ensures that every image is as clear and crisp as you remember them. Plus, we've added additional pixels from the image sensor to the existing optical zoom
  • 720p HD Movie Recording
    Experience the same clarity you do while watching high definition movies — with your own videos. 1280 x 720 30p HD recording offers 2.5x better resolution than conventional standard definition camcorders. Since video is captured at 30 frames per second, you'll enjoy a cinematic-like presentation — especially when played back on your large screen HDTV or desktop HD monitor
  • One Touch Sharing Button
    Capture your most memorable moments and share with friends and family. Simply connect the camcorder to a PC, select your files, and press the One-Touch Sharing Button to quickly upload your videos to YouTube
  • Bookmark Your Favorite Scenes
    Play back your favorite moments of a night out with friends or your hike through the woods — without having to waste time fast-forwarding or rewinding. The My Clip feature allows you to tag any scene in your video, so you can instantly relive the most hilarious bits or amazing sights over and over again — with no additional editing
  • Customize Your Movie Clips
    Add a professional touch to your movies with My Music. Select one of four preloaded classical pieces to score your videos. Or import songs from your PC's music library by using Samsung's Intelli-Studio. And if there's talking in the scene, it won't get drowned out by the score. Smart BGM ? automatically lowers the music, so you always hear whoever is speaking
  • More Natural Colors in Every Image
    Whether lush greens in a garden, cool blues of an ocean, or a ruby-toned party dress, accurately capture the many colors of life. The F90 features a CMOS Sensor, which filters light into separate red, green and blue elements for color reproduction that is richer, deeper, and more natural looking than any taken with a CCD Sensor. You'll also enjoy clearer images, with no vertical smears
  • Take a Break in the Action
    When shooting a long video, like a baseball game or a child's play, you'll probably want to take a break for any long pauses or intermission. With the Record Pause feature on the Samsung CAMCORDER, you can pause the recording and then pick up right where you left off without creating a new file. This way you only have one file to work with and don't have to merge files for editing, sharing or transferring
  • Time Lapse
    The Time-Lapse recording feature is fun and easy to use. By taking still frames at preset intervals and then putting them in sequential order, the Samsung CAMCORDER is able to create a video file that condenses hours of recording such as sunset or sunrise into minutes of viewing
  • 2.7"(67.5mm) LCD
    With the wide 2.7"(67.5mm) LCD display, you can see everything in the shot — even when you're next to the camcorder. That's because the LCD display features a wide viewing angle that lets you see images on the screen clearly while you shoot, even when you're looking from the side, above, or below
  • USB Charging
    Simply connect the Samsung F90 to a PC's USB port, turn on the PC, and your camcorder will start recharging. This intelligent feature gives you the freedom to shoot, share, and recharge from almost anywhere
  • F1.8
    The Samsung F90 comes with an F1.8 lens that ensures high-quality video, even in low light conditions. Whether you're shooting an intimate, candle-lit dinner in a restaurant or a setting sun at dusk, the bright, wide aperture lens captures sharp, crystal-clear images every time
  • HDMI
    Get superior picture and sound from your HD source. The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is a digital connection that can transmit HD video and audio over a single cable

Specifications:

Lens

  • Type: F1.8 Schneider Lens
  • Optical Zoom: 52x
  • Digital Zoom: 130x
  • F Value: 1.8~4.9
  • Focal Length-35mm Conversion: f= 2.1 - 109.2 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 35.3~
  • Focal Length: f= 2.1 - 109.2 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 35.3 - 1838mm)
  • 0 Lux Recording: Color Nite Shutter
  • Macro: Wide / Tele Macro
  • Zoom Speed: 5 seconds

Image Sensor

  • Image Stabilizer: Hyper DIS
  • No. of Pixels: 5M
  • Effective Pixels: 921k
  • Sensor Type: CMOS

Main Display

  • Device Type: LCD
  • No. of Pixels: 230k
  • Bright Adjust: Yes
  • Rotation Angle: 90+270 deg.

Video Recording

  • Animated Thumbnail: Yes
  • Auto Exposure: Yes
  • Auto Focus: Yes
  • Auto Shutter: Yes
  • Auto White Balance: Yes
  • Back Light Compensation: Yes
  • Built-in Microphone: Yes
  • Color Nite Shutter: On(1/30)/Off
  • Digital Special Effects: Off, Black & White, Sepia, Negative, Noir, Western, Dazzle
  • Edit: Memory Format, Delete a file, Delete selected files, Delete all files, Protect a file, Protect selected files, Protect all files
  • Index Thumbnail View: Yes
  • Low Light Sensitivity (lux): 15 Lux (1/30 sec)
  • Manual Exposure: Yes
  • Manual Focus: Yes
  • Manual White Balance: Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Tungsten / Custom
  • Recording Format: H.264 BP
  • Recording Resolution: PAL: HD (1,280 x 720 25p) SD : (720 x 576 50p)
  • Recording Time (hrs): 1.6
  • Resolution
    • 1280 x 720/30p
    • 720 x 480/60p, 16:9
    • 720 x 480/60p, 4:3
    • TV Out : 1920 x 1080/30p (HDMI)
    • 720 x 480/60i, 16:9 (Composite)
    • 720 x 480/60i, 4:3 (Composite)
  • Scene Mode: Auto, Sports, Portrait, Spotlight, Beach & Snow, Food, Waterfall
  • Shooting Guideline: Yes
  • Slow Shutter Mode (LSS): C.Nite
  • Smart Auto: Night, White, Indoor, Macro, Landscape, Portrait, Night Portrait
  • Speaker: Mono
  • Video File Format: H.264
  • Video Still Capture: Yes
  • White Balance: Auto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom

Still Imaging

  • Format: JPEG
  • Quality: Super Fine
  • Recordable Media: SD Card
  • Resolution: 1696 x 954 (16:9) 1.6M / 1280 x 720 (16:9) 0.9M / 1600 x 1200 (4:3) 1.9M / 800 x 600 (4:3) SVGA

Audio Recording

  • Audio Format: AAC
  • Built-in Microphone: Yes
  • Built-in Speaker: Yes
  • Channels: 2
  • PC Decorder: Yes
  • PC Encorder: Yes
  • Real Stereo: Yes
  • Sampling Rate (kHz): 48 KHz
  • Volume Adjust: Yes

Storage Media

  • Card Slot: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Bundled Software

  • Intelli-Studio: Yes

General

  • Function Beep: Yes
  • HDMI 1080 Video Up Scaling: Yes
  • Lens Cover: Yes
  • My Clip In Camera Editing: Yes
  • Power LED: Yes
  • Recharging Indicator: Yes
  • Tripod Screw: Yes

Inputs and Outputs

  • Composite: Yes
  • HDMI: Yes
  • USB 2.0: 2

Power

  • USB Battery Charging: Yes
  • Battery Model: IA-BP105R
  • Power Supply: AC adaptor

Compatability

  • Operating System: Window7 / Vista / XP SP2

Functions

  • Continous Shot: Yes
  • Delete All: Yes
  • Delete Selected: Yes
  • FF/FPS: Yes
  • Frame Advance: Yes
  • Multi Display: Yes
  • PB All: Yes
  • Play/Still: Yes/Yes
  • Protect All: Yes
  • Protect Selected: Yes
  • Record Pause: Yes
  • Repeat: Yes
  • REW/RPS: Yes
  • Slide Show: Yes
  • Smart BGM: Yes
  • Stop: Yes
  • Time Lapse Recording
    • 1/3/5/10/15/30 sec
    • Rec Limit: 24/48/72/Unlimited

Software

  • Compatible OS: Microsoft windows Vista or XP ( Service Pack 2)
  • System Requirements
    • CPU: Intel Pentium4, 3.0GHz or higher
    • AMD Athlon FX, 2.6GHz or higher
    • RAM: 512MB(1GB or higher recommended)
    • Vide Card: nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher
    • Display: 1024x768, 16bit color or higher
    • DirectX: DirectX 9.0 or higher

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.22"
  • Width: 2.12"
  • Depth: 4.68"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 0.48 lbs
  • Shipping: 2 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
Storage TypeSD, SDHC, SDXC
LCD Screen Size (inches)2.7
ViewfinderNo
Total Pixel Count230K pixels
Effective Pixel Count921K pixels
Manual FocusingYes
Optical Zoom52x
Digital Zoom130x
Night ModeYes
Image StabilizationNo
White BalanceAuto/Daylight/Cloudy/Fluorescent/Tungsten/Custom
Built In Video LightNo
Mic InputYes
Digtial Still CameraYes
Effective Pixel Count for Still921K pixels
Still Image FormatsJPEG
Computer ConnectivityUSB
Included Removeable MemoryNo
Weight With Battery (pounds)0.48
Width (inches)2.12
Height (inches)2.22
Depth (inches)4.68
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder
 
4.7

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (16)
  • Bright display (13)
  • Inexpensive (12)
  • Durable (10)
  • Realistic color (10)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Reach out and capture the moment

      I'm a dinosaur from broadcast (ESPN Dallas 1980's.) I worked with 3-tube, and later 4-chip pro cams, and I like all the manual control I can get, so I'm...Read complete review

      I'm a dinosaur from broadcast (ESPN Dallas 1980's.) I worked with 3-tube, and later 4-chip pro cams, and I like all the manual control I can get, so I'm never Truly Happy with consumer stuff, However, this is the coolest little camcorder I've found for the price! For me, the biggest bang for the buck is the 52x optical zoom. It reaches out there and gets you the shot! unlike digital zoom, which gets grainy and pixel distorted, optical zoom gets the close-up in focus! (FYI, the big boy cams of my era could only muster 15x zoom) The downside of this much magnification: 1. Zoom loves lots of light 2. The slightest jitter looks like an earthquake (the on board image stabilizer can't compensate for this) You'll need a good tripod! 3. auto focus can freak out at high zoom, so manual focus is the way to go! Of course I love all the manual overrides this baby offers. I would have preferred a user's manual in the box, but the pdf is cool too. I'm still learning all the features of this camera has to offer! So far, i'm very impressed! Ron J.

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      Good, But...

      Overall a very nice camera - value for the money. The only problem, which I wish someone would have mentioned - the recording length. This camera can only record for 20 min at...Read complete review

      Overall a very nice camera - value for the money. The only problem, which I wish someone would have mentioned - the recording length. This camera can only record for 20 min at a time. It then "creates a new file." Nowhere did I find Samsung tell me this until after I had bought the camera and was able to download the user's manual. The problem comes in the 3-5 seconds of lost time between the end of one file and the beginning of the next one. For recording a sporting event, it would be okay, but for my kids' plays and concerts, it is not - there is no work around other than to keep an eye on the timer. That is really the only problem that I have with the camera.

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      5.0

      I love it!!!

      By Kat

      from Williamsburg, OH

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Good Image Stabilization
      • Good in Low Light
      • Great Picture Quality
      • Great Sound
      • Great Zoom
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Zoom range/performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Movies
        • Indoors/Low Light

        Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

        lightweight
        easy to use

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great camcorder for filming indoor sports

        By Anonymous

        from St. Louis, MO, USA

        Pros

        • Bright display
        • custom white balance
        • Durable
        • Inexpensive
        • Lightweight
        • Realistic color

        Cons

        • Battery life

        Best Uses

          Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

          I got this camera to film indoor volleyball for creating highlight video, as well as uploading to YouTube. I wanted a reasonably priced HD camcorder that would provide crisp footage, and this camera fit the bill perfectly. An extremely helpful feature is the custom white balance setting which nicely compensates the ever-changing lighting inside of the venues - it keeps the footage from being grainy and it prevents ghosting of fast-moving objects . Many higher priced cameras do not have this feature. Overall, this camera has been better than I'd expected. The only issue I have is that the battery life is not stellar, but I was able to purchase several very affordable backup batteries which solved the problem.

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          5.0

          traded a gopro hero3 for this and i love it...

          By Anonymous

          from AZ

          Pros

          • Bright display
          • Built-In Speakers
          • Durable
          • Inexpensive
          • Lightweight
          • Realistic color

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

              Great HD video cam..I have been using it daily for my youtube channel youtube.com/georgeterro I do allot of shooting sports and also reviews on items this video can is so great all around...I'm going to buy another..

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              5.0

              GREAT

              By Blackwidow7293

              from Canton, NY

              Pros

              • Bright display
              • Durable
              • Inexpensive
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                  This thing works soo good haven't had any problems with it love the color takes great video will purchase again if i ever need another one

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                  4.0

                  f90wn camcorder

                  By warhead61

                  from Pennsylvania

                  Pros

                  • Inexpensive
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • sound recording not loud enough

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                    I was satisfied with this camcorder for the price I paid and the performance. I only had one problem with operation of the zoom. When fully zoomed in auto focus, it did not focus. I had to use manual zoom to correct it. Not a real negative thing because you can focus manually. The picture quality is pretty good.The sound recorded seemed too low for me (my 8mm was louder). I like it for the fact that it is easy to handle (not as bulky as my 8mm Cannon) and easy to store in a smaller camera case. I would recamend this for the average user.

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                    5.0

                    Fantasic little camera

                    By 1nonlyfallguy

                    from Nebraska

                    Pros

                    • Bright display
                    • Inexpensive
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • no external light

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                      Great camera with alot of great functions and extras, simple to use figure out and operate. Would recommend to anyone !

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                      4.0

                      A good Xmas gift

                      By 1stTimeDad

                      from Western NY, NY

                      Pros

                      • Bright display
                      • Built-In Speakers
                      • downloadable owners manual
                      • Durable
                      • Inexpensive
                      • Lightweight
                      • Realistic color
                      • samsung's registration site easy to use
                      • usb a plus

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                          I received this camera on Christmas and the few days I've had to play with it I've come to love it. Having a 9 month old I wanted to record her besides using my phone. Only personal drawback on this model is no wifi. I can't really complain since it was a gift and in time I'll be upgrading all my home devices in the future and all of them will need wifi connectivity. It's just easier to work with and of course uploading or downloading and I hate wasting time on PCs when I can complete whatever I want on my phone or tablet. That's why I'm pro-wifi on any device possible.

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                          5.0

                          Pure Quality

                          By Lik2Browse

                          from fruitland park,fl.

                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Inexpensive
                          • Lightweight
                          • Realistic color
                          • User friendly

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                              Very user friendly, fully functional and light weight. great camcorder for recording daughters soccer games, and many other special occasions. Will be using for many years to come.

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                              5.0

                              Outstanding Camcorder

                              By FutureDirector

                              from Omaha, NE

                              Pros

                              • Bright display
                              • Durable
                              • Easy to use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Realistic color

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                                  I have been very pleased with this camcorder. I bought it as a gift for my Grandson, who loves everything 'video', and he is having a wonderful time making movies. The range of features is outstanding, while it is also pretty easy to use.

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                                  5.0

                                  Nearly Perfect

                                  By Redbikemaster

                                  from Undisclosed

                                  Pros

                                  • Bright display
                                  • Built-In Speakers
                                  • Durable
                                  • Inexpensive
                                  • Lightweight
                                  • Realistic color

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Samsung High Definition Black Camcorder:

                                      I love this camcorder. The only problem I have is you can't stream video from the camera to a tv or computer live.

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