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Samsung Digimax 420

Samsung Digimax 420
alaScore 78

50 reviews

Oct, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Samsung Digimax 420. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung Digimax 420 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Samsung Digimax 420


The Samsung Digimax 420 is a sleek looking and light weight 4 megapixel camera that certainly looks the part. It has a 1.5inch LCD display, a 3x Optical Zoom and is powered by either 2 AA batteries, a Lithium-ion battery or even an AC Adapter....

The Digimax 420 has a rather odd memory management system which some find frustrating. It has both onboard 16MB of flash memory and also takes SD cards. Managing both systems can be awkward as once the on board memory is filled up it needs to be...

Dec, 2003


Expert review by : Michael Gazzola (

Samsung Digimax 420 Digital Camera Review


After reviewing the '420' model, there was much to like about Samsung's new addition to its digital camera range. The old fashioned 'dial' function on the top of the camera is a great feature Samsung have maintained which will assist first time buyers...

4 Options. 100, 200, 400 and Auto

Jun, 2003

Consumer review (

Samsung Digimax 420 OK for a first digital camera!


We bought the camera...a Samsung Digimax Walmart a few years ago. We paid a little over $200 for it. It is our first digital camera and it really takes nice pictures! There are a few things we don't like about it but the good outweighs the ...

Sharp, clear images

Battery life is TERRIBLE and so is the video portion of the camera

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (

Samsung Digimax 420OK for a first digital camera!


Sharp, clear images

Battery life is TERRIBLE and so is the video portion of the camera

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (

It's got a few problems


I really like this camera for picture quality and ease of use. However, I've experienced some of the same problems mentioned by others -- the camera randomly shuts off at times and can be nearly impossible to turn back on. Sometimes toggling the power ...

Great picture quality, ease of use

Random shut-off, short battery life

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (

Excellent pictures, Simple to use.


I really like the Samsung 420 4 megapixel camera. It takes excellent pictures and has a good autofocus. Its small, partially due to the fact that it uses smart media cards and only 2 AA batteries. The screen is sharp and detailed, the menus are easy ...

Excellent pictures, good menus, good control set. Video clips with sound are unlimited length

Only 16 megs of onboard camera memory, Video is lower resolution than other digicams

Feb, 2004

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