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Samsung Digimax A55W

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of Samsung Digimax A55W. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the screen and size are on the whole positive. The battery and portability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the low light performance and focus, and opinions are divided on the performance.

lens, portability, battery, size, screen

usability, image quality, price, focus, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung Digimax A55W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Samsung Digimax A55W


alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Samsung Digimax A55W from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People are impressed by the design and size. The zoom and battery are also appreciated. There are mixed reviews on the energy efficiency and portability. The image quality and performance get less positive comments.

lens, battery, zoom, size, design

performance, image quality

51% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (

Samsung Digimax A55W


How does this budget camera perform in our tests? Find out now

Wide-angle, 4.8X zoom lens for very little cash ; Large 2.5" LCD display (though see issues below) ; Well built plastic body; metal tripod mount a nice touch ; Very nice movie mode ; USB 2.0 High Speed support

So-so photo quality ; Poor showing in redeye and night shot tests ; Noticeable shutter lag, slow focusing ; Poor low light focusing, despite AF-assist lamp ; LCD not usable in low light; screen didn't seem terribly sharp either ; Sluggish continuous...

At this time, the Samsung Digimax A55W is the cheapest wide-angle camera you can buy. Unfortunately, the camera isn't the best performer, so I'd recommend passing on it and spending the extra money for something a little more capable. There is a...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Samsung Digimax A55W


Lets Go Digital posts information on a new 5 megapixel digital camera from Samsung the Samsung Digimax A55W: 'Samsung widens its 5 megapixel digital camera portfolio with the Digimax A55W. The Digimax A55W provides 5X digital zoom in addition to a 4.8X...

For better movies, the Digimax A55W supports MPEG-4, the high-compression high-quality video format that can record for up to 3-4 times longer than traditional video formats used in other digital cameras. The Digimax A55W can even be used as a...

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Samsung Digimax #1


Samsung have released a teaser site for their new Samsung Digimax #1 digital camera. The Samsung Digimax #1 is an ultra slim camera (17.3mm) with a large 2.5inch LCD and 5 megapixels. This looks to be the same camera as one that has been released in...

The Samsung Digimax #1 is an ultra slim camera (17.3mm) with a large 2.5inch LCD and 5 megapixels

May, 2005

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Digimax with Samsung


Looking for a convenient way to take both still images and video footage? Look no further than the Samsung Digimax 210SE. The 210SE is a 2.1megapixel digital still camera, and is capable of capturing 30 seconds of video.

Aug, 2001

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Samsung Digimax 35MP3


I ever debate with my friends about camera and we knew many of the benefits of Samsung Digimax 35 MP3, which he offers a choice of three operating modes 1.Digital Still Camera (DSC), U.S. 2.Bisnis camera (PC camera), 3. MP3 player. we know that the USB...

small LCD screen on his body

not focus in camera 1 function

May, 2009

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hard to turn on! where's my kodak?


features sepia and blk and white.......

can't get it to start..... how can i resell this? i can't!!

Jan, 2007

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I will try to get a full refund....


pretty compact, good lens specs

battery life/response, pre-flash, motion blur

Jun, 2006

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Absolutely Worthless


The size of the camera and the size of the screen are nice

There are too many cons to list

May, 2006

Consumer review (

Lightweight Digital Camera with some Backbone!


SAMSUNG DIGIMAX A55W Review by Albert Ashton I personally use Samsung Digimax A55W for taking high quality digital MPEG-4 movies and still images in both low light areas indoor or outdoor shots and wide angle shots also! My personal ...

24X Total Zoom (4.8X Optical) 28mm Wide Angle Lens, MPEG-4, Fully Featured Camera

No Carrying Case

Apr, 2006

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Not worth the money


Features and size

Blurry pics, double flash, and over exposure

Feb, 2006

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