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Samsung SCD-5000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Samsung SCD-5000. The average rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and reliability. The color and image quality get critical opinions.

portability, reliability, price

size, image quality, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung SCD-5000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung SCD-5000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Samsung SCD-5000 from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on People are impressed by the price. The reliability also gets good opinions, but some have doubts about the color and image quality.

portability, reliability, price

size, image quality, color

29% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung SCD5000 DuoCam MiniDV Camcorder/4MP Digital Still CameraSamsung SCD5000 DuoCam MiniDV Camcorder/4MP Digital Still Camera

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Jan Ozer (

Samsung SC-D5000


In an effort to create a camcorder that excelled at both still-image and video functions, Samsung combined a separate lens and CCD for each into one hybrid camera, the SC-D5000 ($1,199.99 list).

Video results were the polar opposite. All indoor shots taken in fully automatic mode exhibited a blue tint so severe that we requested another camera to ensure that the unit wasn't defective. Our results with the second unit were identical. We tried...

Dec, 2003

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (

Samsung SCD5000 DuoCam


Samsung SCD5000 DuoCam

Jul, 2003

Expert review by : anyone 13th-repeat (

Samsung SC-D5000 Duo-Cam


An innovative if somewhat boxy camcorder with outstanding still image quality.

Great stills, Very usable manual mode, Nice features

Awkward tripod mount, Bottom-loading tape

Oct, 2004

Expert review by : D. Eric Franks (

Digital Camera and Camcorder Review: Samsung SCD5000 Mini DV and Digital Camera


First impressions of this digital camera and camcorder combo are that it is rather boxy. There are two lenses and two CCD arrays that pivot on the body. The conversion process is fast and easy, but there are a few buttons that swap positions when you...

Great stills Very usable manual mode Nice features

Awkward tripod mount Bottom-loading tape

It is clear that this innovative camera succeeds on a functional level, with both good video and good still performance. It is not cheaper than if you bought both separately and it isn't really any smaller either. The real advantage to the SCD5000 then...

Nov, 2003

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Excellent Buy


Close to the birth of our second child, my husband and I decided it was time to take the plunge into the current century and take advantage of all it has to offer! This was our first purchase of any digital camera/camcorder. We did some research, ...

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Feb, 2004