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Samsung HMX-H400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Samsung HMX-H400. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Comments about the zoom and image quality are generally positive. The battery and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, battery, image quality, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung HMX-H400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung HMX-H400


alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Samsung HMX-H400 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Reviews about the portability and zoom are on the whole positive. The battery and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, battery, zoom, portability

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

Apr, 2019

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes


Battery life (max):3
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:IA-BP210E


3D: No
Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:3


Colour of product:Black
LED indicators:Power
Tripod mountable: Yes
Tripod mounting supported:Y


Built-in Display: Yes
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):230000


Built-in Flash: No
Built-in light: No


Face detection: Yes
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Image sensor

Effective megapixels (image):1.75
Effective megapixels (movie):1.75
Optical sensor size:25.4 / 4
Sensor Type:CMOS
Total MegaPixels:5

Lens System

Digital Zoom:45
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):38 - 1144
Focal length range (f-f):37.7 - 1128.9
Image stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable lens: No
Maximum aperture number:3.8
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:30

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):49.5 x 119.7 x 56.6
Interface:HDMI/USB 2.0
Lens focal range:1.8 - 3.8
USB 2.0 connectors:2
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AV, USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Composite Video Out:1
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video Out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


Camera shutter speed:1/50 - 1/10000

Still image

Image formats supported:JPG
Maximum image resolution:2944 x 1656
Still image resolution(s):1920 x 1080,2944 x 1656


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC
Disc types supported: No


Analog signal format system:PAL
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:H.264
Video Resolutions:720 x 576,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Height :5.66

White balance

White Balance:auto, Cloudy, custom modes, daylight, Fluorescent, manual, Tungsten