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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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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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A great buy!
from Dearborn, MI, USA
Comments about Samsung F90BN 52X Optical Zoom Black HD Camcorder:
I was in need of a video camera so that I could help out a friend by taking video of his wedding ceremony. I was pleased at the cost and already have a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, so it was an easy choice.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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love the camera.
from Louisville, KY, USA
the camera is small enough for small places. I especially like the time laps feature. Makes for a good laugh when I video myself walking. Different time laps speeds make videoing sunsets or flowers blooming interesting. For the price it is more virsital than any video camera I've ever had. I love it. But I do wish it had slow motion.
I love this camcorder
I would recommend this camcorder to my friends, it is great. I love how easy it works and how easy it is to put on my pc. It was a great buy even though I got it as a birthday present from my husband, he let me pick it out. It has great features and just overall is a great camcorder, I can't wait to use it at my grandson's first birthday party.
nice little camera. quick to capture. plenty of features that i haven't explored as of now, but appears they will expand on the already good value.
excellent product to recorder my videos
easy to use :-) on partys o sport s family games o shows
This product performs great.
from Pittsburgh, PA
Very high quality videos. Excellent sound quality.
Very pleased, Great Reliability, Battery life is a bit short
from Concord, CA
I have used this on several occasions to record meetings and events. The battery lasts about 2 hrs, 20 minutes without zooming / starting-stopping frequently - just turn it on, hit record, and walk away. Picture quality is outstanding. Audio is very good when there is not significant background noise. Overall, its a very solid machine and one that I would buy again.
from Big spring, tx
Have purchased other digital camcorder before but WOW! Am very impressed by this Samsung f90w. What a great camcorder. Thank you for a great product.
This product has a problem.
from Winter Haven Florida
I purchased two of these. I could not register one of them because the system would not accept the serial number of the second camera. The problem is that about every 20 minutes the camera starts a new file. The time between the end of one file and the start of the next file is about 5 seconds. If using more than one camera to shoot a video, it is very difficult to synchronize the two or more video streams when editing for a final video. Other than that the cameras are good all around video. This problem occurs in both cameras.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
This product is such that I can take it any where it is compact with a wide range of service!!
from Pennsylvania, USA
I just love my mini CamCorder. it is light enough and small enough to carry everywhere without being in the way or taking up a lot of space. I like that it has the functionality of a movie screen.. to me any way. it is clear and sharp and my favorite feature...easy to use.
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