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Samsung VP DC171

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of Samsung VP DC171. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. Views about the portability and zoom are generally positive. The design and price also get good views. Views are divided on the usability, and the memory and reliability get negative reviews.

image quality, price, design, zoom, portability

battery, reliability, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Samsung VP DC171 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Samsung VP DC171

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Samsung VP DC171 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the price and portability are on the whole positive. The zoom and image quality are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the battery and reliability.

image quality, zoom, portability, price

usability, reliability, battery

59% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung VP-DC171W

 

picture quality and easy to use

Battery has a short life span before it requires to be recharged.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Samsung VP-DC171W

 

very good product and i liked the look, very easy to use and compact ********** rated.

Battery runs low quickly apatr from that it's a great cdvd.

Nov, 2007

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

This is one of the best DVD Camcorders we have tested in its price range. This camer came at number one for its colour and picture quality for its price range out of 60 models we tested. Samsung really done well on this one. I can understand why...

Lightwieght, fast charging, super clear images, 34x Zoom, long battery life of 180 minutes, high resolution LCD display with crystal clear playback.

Couldnt find any cons, this is a great camera, that other rater must not know how to use a Camcorder, lol, what a fool, or he probably works for Sony or Panasonic. Either way he is a fool. This is a great Camcorder, any owner who knows how to use a...

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications

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Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Samsung SB-LSM80

Camcorder Features

Widescreen Video Capture:Widescreen Video Capture

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.1cm
Height:8.7cm
Weight:360g
Width:5.4cm

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Hi-speed shutter / Portrait mode / Sand & snow / Sports mode / Spotlight

Header

Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:DC171W
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung VP

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/1.6
Max Focal Length:78.2mm
Min Focal Length:2.3mm
Optical Zoom:34
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Colour:Silver

Optical Sensor

Camcorder Sensor Resolution:800Kpix
Optical Sensor Size:1/6"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):4.2 mm ( 1/6" ) / 4.2 mm ( 1/6 )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Qty:1CCD

Optical System

Image Stabiliser:Electronic

Video Input

Analogue Video Format:PAL
Digital Zoom:1200
Faders:Black fader
Media Type:DVD-R (8cm) / DVD-RW (8 cm) / DVD+R DL (8cm) / DVD+RW (8cm)
Special Effects:Art / Black & White / Emboss / Mirror / Mosaic / Negative / Pastel / Sepia
Type:Camcorder

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Colour Support:Colour
Viewfinder Type:LCD monitor

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