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Samsung HMX-H204

We have collected and analysed 5 expert reviews and 10 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 67/100 and users rate it 77/100. The average review date is 19-07-2011. We have compared these reviews to 367610 reviews from other Camcorders. The alaScore™ for this product is 82/100 = Very good. Last update: 27-03-2019.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung HMX-H204


alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Samsung HMX-H204 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Reviewers are impressed by the size and battery. The image quality and usability also get good feedback, but there are some critical views about the price.

zoom, usability, image quality, battery, size


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Mar, 2019

Consumer review (

Great HD Camcorder


I would have liked if it had a mode to shoot at night like an infrared mode. You can film at night but you will need to light the area/subject. The camera comes with built in software that loads up when you connect the cam to your comp, kind of...

I bought mine elsewhere, but felt like leaving a review here cause I like Newegg. I bought the model that does not have an internal hard drive. Mine stores everything on an 8gb SDHC card. The 8gb is more then enough room for me so this 16gb model will...

The video Files types (MP4) will only play for me using Cyberlink PowerDVD. All my other video players skip when trying to play the videos. Just a PIA cause Cyberlink takes a min to open up ; Auto focus doesn't work too well at night and the manual...

Oct, 2010

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not very good


I am a computer enthusiast since the mid 80's (currenly work as a network admin) and worked in TV and video production as a cinematographer/editor years ago. So, the perspective on this camera is more objective than subjective. It has some decent...

small size, convenient menus, somewhat acceptable video

numerous. Let me say this. The video quality was not good and not at all what I was expecting. It tries to cover up the very heavy handed compression algorithm by trying to slightly over define color/contrast edges. Other things such as hair, grass,...

Sep, 2010

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-In Microphone: Yes


Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)


Firewire in (IEEE 1394): No
Firewire Out (IEEE 1394): No
HDMI Connection: Yes
USB Connection: Yes


Colour of product:Black


Display diagonal:6.86
Screen Resolution:230000 pixels
Screen Size:2.7 in
Screen Type:LCD

Image resolution

Digital Still Pictures:Photo
Progressive Scan for Photos: No
Still Picture Resolutions:2880x1620, 1920x1080 pixels
Total MegaPixels:3.32 Megapixels

Image sensor

Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4.1
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:4.7

Lens System

Digital Zoom:220
Focal length range (f-f):3.3 - 33
Image stabilizer: Yes
Optical Zoom:20


Aperture (Wide-tele):F1.8-3.7
Auto Focus: Yes
Digital Zoom:200 x
Filter Size:34 mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv):37.42-748.45 mm
Focal Length (Wide-Tele):3.2-64 mm
Image Stabilization:Yes (Optical)
Manual Focus: Yes
Optical Zoom:20 x
White Balance:Auto, Manual


Dimensions (HxWxD):59.3x58.5x111.9 mm
Weight:285 g
Weight (lb):0.62 lb

Other features

Audio output:1
Auto Focus: Yes
Flash memory:16384
Manual Focus: Yes
Night mode: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Miscellaneous:16GB Flash Memory


Sensor Size:1/6.1 in
Sensor Type:CMOS


Built-in Memory: No
Built-in Storage Size:0 GB
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
External Memory Type:Secured Digital, Secured Digital High Capacity
Extra Memory Support: Yes
Flash memory:16


Analog signal format system:PAL
HD Recording:HD 1080i
Maximum frame rate:60
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Recordable File/Disc Formats:H.264 HP, MP4
Recording Format:Internal flash / SD / SDHC
Video formats supported:H.264 / H.264, MP4
Video Resolution:1920x1080, 1280x720, 720x576


Viewfinder resolution:230000

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.85
Weight:272 / 283