Design
Color
Black Color

Choice of colors (exterior design) that a camcorder model is currently available in.


Black
Type HD Camcorder
Lens
Type Samsung Lens
Optical Zoom
20x Optical Zoom

Range of magnification generated by lens movement, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.


20x
Digital Zoom
40x Digital Zoom

Range of pixel magnification a camera can generate, as measured in degrees exponential to the original.


40x
F Value
F Value: 1.8 ~ 3.9

Range of settings that control aperture (amount of light allowed to reach a camera's image sensor).


1.8 ~ 3.9
Focal Length
Focal Length: Samsung Lens f= 2.6 - 52 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 38 - 1,146 mm)

Distance from a lens to it's focal point. In digital cameras, focal length can change when zooming.


Samsung Lens f= 2.6 - 52 mm (35 mm Film Equivalent: 38 - 1,146 mm)
Image Sensor
Image Stabilizer
Optical Image Stabilization (OIS DUO+)

Technology that minimizes blur and unwanted picture shake caused by hand movement during recording.


Optical Image Stabilization (OIS DUO+)
No. of Pixels
5MP Pixel Image Sensor

Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).


5MP
Effective Pixels 1.75MP
Sensor Type
Sensor Type: BSI CMOS Image Sensor

Form of chip that detects light captured by a camcorder lens. CMOS circuitry converts light to voltage.


BSI CMOS Image Sensor
Main Display
Device Type
LCD - 2.7” Touch Screen

Technology of camcorder display. A 2.7" Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with touch screen usability.


LCD - 2.7” Touch Screen
No. of Pixels
Display No. of Pixels: 230K

Fixed number of pixels on camcorder's LCD screen, as measured in thousands (k).


230k
Stabilization
OIS Duo Yes
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Auto Focus

Optical feature that uses a sensor, control system, and motor to automatically focus a camera's lens.


Yes
Auto Shutter Yes
Auto White Balance
Auto White Balance Speed

Camera settings that auto-adjust in different light to ensure white objects appear white on screen.


Yes
Back Light Compensation
Back Light Compensation

Feature that helps prevent foreground objects from becoming silhouetted against bright backgrounds.


Yes
Built-in Microphone
Built-in Microphone

An internal microphone in a camcorder designed to record audio while video footage is being recorded.


Yes
Low Light Sensitivity (lux)
Low Light Sensitivity: Auto - 5 Lux (1/30 sec), C.NITE - 3 Lux (1/15sec)

Minimum amount of light a camcorder needs to produce a quality recording. Dark twilight is roughly 3 lux.


Auto - 5 Lux (1/30 sec), C.NITE - 3 Lux (1/15sec)
Manual Focus Yes
Manual White Balance Yes
Recording Format
H.264 Recording Format

Compression standard that a camcorder uses to encode video. H.264 HD is used by Blu-Ray and YouTube.


H.264
Recording Quality Super Fine
Recording Resolution
"NTSC: Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 60i) / HD (1,280 x 720 60p) / Web Upload Resolution (1280x720/60p + 432x240/30p) PAL: Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 50i) / HD (1,280 x 720 50p) / Web Resolution (1280x720/50p + 432x240/25p)"

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture video. More pixels, the sharper the image.


"NTSC: Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 60i) / HD (1,280 x 720 60p) / Web Upload Resolution (1280x720/60p + 432x240/30p) PAL: Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 50i) / HD (1,280 x 720 50p) / Web Resolution (1280x720/50p + 432x240/25p)"
Speaker
Speaker Audio Recording

Internal speaker in a camcorder designed to emit recorded audio during playback.


Speaker Audio Recording
Video File Format MP4
Video Still Capture
Video Still Capture

Technology that scans frames during recording to optimize the video for use as still images.


Yes
Still Imaging
Format
JPEG Still Image Format

File type that the photo mode of a camcorder generates for use on a computer.


JPEG
Quality
Still Image Quality: Super Fine

Overall appearance of the photos that a camcorder generates. Super Fine signifies premium quality.


Super Fine
Recordable Media
Recordable Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC

Formats onto which a camcorder can record. Built-in memory provides internal storage; cards are external.


SD/SDHC/SDXC
Resolution
Still Image Resolution: 1696 x 954 (16:9) 1.6M
1280 x 720 (16:9) 0.9M
1600 x 1200 (4:3) 1.9M
800 x 600 (4:3) SVGA

Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.


1696 x 954 (16:9) 1.6M
1280 x 720 (16:9) 0.9M
1600 x 1200 (4:3) 1.9M
800 x 600 (4:3) SVGA
Audio Recording
Audio Format
Audio Format: AAC

Sound file type that a camcorder generates. AAC achieves higher sound quality than MP3.


AAC
Built-in Microphone
Stereo

An internal microphone in a camcorder designed to record audio while video footage is being recorded.


Stereo
Built-in Speaker
Stereo

Internal speaker in a camcorder designed to emit recorded audio during playback.


Stereo
Channels
2 Channel Stereo

Number of circuit paths through which a camcorder can record audio. 2 channels provides stereo sound.


2
Storage Media
Card Slot
SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card

Opening in which a flash memory card is inserted. SDHC cards store at least 4GB of removable memory.


SD / SDHC / SDXC Memory Card
Wireless Connectivity
WiFi Built-in Wi-Fi
Features
Power LED
Power LED

Small Light-Emitting Diode (LED) indicating that a camcorder's power is ON.


Yes
Tripod Screw Yes
Inputs and Outputs
Composite
Composite

Analog video connection that transmits audio and video information along a single signal.


Yes
HDMI
HDMI

High-Definition Multimedia Interface. Industry standard for transmitting HD video between components.


Yes
USB 2.0
USB 2.0 Interface

Universal Serial Bus. Interface standard for connecting peripherals to a computer. USB 2.0 is high-speed.


Yes
Power
USB Battery Charging Yes
Battery Model
BP125A Lithium-Ion Battery

Model of battery the camcorder uses.


BP125A
Signal Type
Signal Type
Signal Type: NTSC & PAL

Form of video transmission that encodes data, color, and synchronization. NTSC is the American TV standard.


NTSC & PAL
Software
Compatible OS
Windows 7 / Vista / XP SP2

Types of PC operating systems (OS) that a camcorder requires to run software or interface properly.


Windows 7 / Vista / XP SP2