SC-HMX20C

Product Info

Specifications

  • Type HD
  • Optical Zoom ?

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

    10x
  • No. of Pixels ?

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

    230000
  • Format ?

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

    JPEG
  • Resolution ?

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

    3264 x 2448
  • Built-in Memory ?

    Ability for a camcorder to store media and data internally without a memory card inserted.

    8 GB
  • Product Weight (lb.) 1.01

Full Specifications

Design
  • Color ?

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

    Black
Lens
  • Type HD
  • Optical Zoom ?

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

    10x
  • Digital Zoom ?

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

    100x
Image Sensor
  • Image Stabilizer ?

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

    EIS
  • No. of Pixels ?

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

    230000
  • Sensor Type ?

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

    CMOS
Main Display
  • Device Type ?

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

    Touch LCD
  • No. of Pixels ?

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

    230000
Video Recording
  • Audio Channels 2
  • Audio Format ?

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

    AAC
  • 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 ?

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

    Yes
  • Back Light Compensation ?

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

    Yes
  • Built-in Microphone ?

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

    Yes
  • Low Light Sensitivity (lux) ?

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

    1
  • Manual Focus Yes
  • Manual Shutter ?

    Setting that allows the shutter speed to be adjusted by hand, as measured in fractions of a second.

    Yes
  • Manual White Balance Yes
  • Real Stereo ?

    Mode that distinguishes sound direction while recording to reproduce rich and dynamic sound.

    Yes
  • 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, Fine, Normal
  • Recording Resolution ?

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

    HD: 1920 x 1080i (60i/30p), SD: 720 x 480
  • Resolution ?

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

    3264 x 2448
  • Slow Shutter Mode (LSS) ?

    Feature that decreases shutter speed to allow more exposure when shooting in low light conditions.

    Super C. Nite
  • Speaker ?

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

    Yes
  • Video Still Capture ?

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

    Yes
  • Volume Adjust Yes
  • Wind Filter ?

    Technology that reduces distortion and buffeting caused by wind on a camcorder's microphone.

    WindCut+
Still Imaging
  • Format ?

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

    JPEG
  • Quality ?

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

    Super Fine
  • Recordable Media ?

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

    Flash memory
  • Resolution ?

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

    3264 x 2448
Audio Recording
  • Audio Format ?

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

    AAC
  • Built-in Microphone ?

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

    Yes
  • Real Stereo ?

    Mode that distinguishes sound direction while recording to reproduce rich and dynamic sound.

    Yes
  • Speaker ?

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

    Yes
  • Volume Adjust Yes
  • Wind Filter ?

    Technology that reduces distortion and buffeting caused by wind on a camcorder's microphone.

    WindCut+
System Memory
  • Built-in Memory ?

    Ability for a camcorder to store media and data internally without a memory card inserted.

    8 GB
Storage Media
  • Card Slot ?

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

    SDHC/MMC+
Bundled Software
  • Cyber Link DVD Suite Cyber Link DVD Suite
Features
  • Lens Cover ?

    A cover for the lens.

    Yes
  • Power LED ?

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

    Yes
  • Recharging Indicator Yes
  • Tally Lamp ?

    Small light near a camcorder's lens or viewfinder that illuminates whenever the device is recording.

    Yes
Inputs and Outputs
  • Component ?

    Analog video connection that transmits information along two or three separate signals.

    Yes
  • Composite ?

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

    Yes
  • HDMI ?

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

    Yes
  • S-Video ?

    Analog signal that carries standard definition video from a computer camcorder, or DVD player to a TV.

    Yes
  • USB 2.0 ?

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

    Yes
Dimensions
  • Product Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.60" x 2.65" x 5.47"
Weight
  • Product Weight (lb.) 1.01
Flash
  • Flash ?

    Bulb on a camera that illuminates briefly to cast light on a subject. Flashes are used for still photos.

    Yes
Power
  • Battery Model ?

    Model of battery the camcorder uses.

    IA-BP85ST
  • Cell Battery ?

    Consistency of rechargeable battery pack. Lithium-ion has high energy density and slow charge loss.

    Lithium polymer
  • Power Supply 7.4 V/850 mAh
  • Running Time (min) ?

    Duration of time that a fully powered camcorder can run before its battery needs to be recharged.

    90
Compatability
  • Operating System XP SP2, Vista 32, 64
Functions
  • FF/FPS ?

    Fast Forward and Forward Playback Search functions that increase speed of playback by x2, x4, and x8.

    Yes
  • Play/Still Yes
  • REW/RPS ?

    Rewind and Reverse Playback Search functions that increase speed of reverse playback by x2, x4, and x8.

    Yes
  • Slide Show ?

    Function that plays back a sequence of photo images at intervals. Can include transitions and music.

    Yes
  • Slow Motion ?

    Mode that decreases playback speed in forward or reverse by x1/2, x1/4, and x1/8.

    Yes
  • Stop Yes
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Warranty

This SAMSUNG brand product, as supplied and distributed by SAMSUNG and delivered new, in the original carton to the original consumer purchaser, is warranted by SAMSUNG against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship for a limited warranty period of:

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