Samsung HMX-R10 Camcorder Review

$549.99 MSRP


The Samsung HMX-R10 doesn't feel or look like an ordinary camcorder. On the surface, it boasts a compact design, rounded edges, and a unique, tilted lens that angles roughly 25-degrees higher than the rest of the camcorder. Inside, it has a huge 1/2.33-inch CMOS sensor, Full HD capability, and a 9-megapixel still image capability—the same specs as the GZ-X900, the top-line model from JVC. With an MSRP of just $499, the Samsung HMX-R10 is a compelling choice for a mid-range camcorder, and it is one of the most intriguing video/photo hybrid devices we've seen this year.

The Samsung HMX-R10 records video to SD/SDHC memory cards and is currently available in either silver or black.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Product Tour
  4. Performance
  5. Color Performance
  6. Low Light Performance
  7. Motion Performance
  8. Sharpness Performance
  9. Sample Videos
  10. Usability
  11. Ease of Use
  12. Handling
  13. Controls
  14. Features
  15. Recording Options
  16. Hardware
  17. 3D Features
  18. Other Features
  19. JVC Everio GZ-X900 Comparison
  20. Sony HDR-TG5V Comparison
  21. Panasonic HDC-SD20 Comparison
  22. Conclusion
  23. Photo Gallery