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Samsung HMX-Q10 - Two-handed HD Fun

By Ng Chong Seng - 12 Jun 2011
Launch SRP: S$799


No Such Thing As Holding It Wrong

In early January this year, Samsung announced the HMX-Q10, a consumer-level camcorder that uses a back-illuminated (often referred to as backside illuminated) CMOS sensor. Fast-forward to May, and this compact, full HD video recording device is finally made available to the Singapore market.

A BSI sensor that records full HD videos up to 1920 x 1080/50i (basically two 25 interlaced frames per second at 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution), and still photos at up to five megapixels aside, the HMX-Q10 touts a Switch Grip technology that allows either hand holding and operation. Other features include an optically stabilized F1.8 10x optical zoom lens (with a Schneider-Kreuznach Varioplan-HD branding), a 2.7-inch touch LCD, and other niceties such as time-lapse recording and Art Film in-camera effects. The camcorder is available in four colors: black, silver, blue and pink.

The Samsung HMX-Q10 is highly portable and suits either-handed shooting.

Bundled accessories include a battery, an AC power adapter, an A/V cable, a USB cable, a documentation CD, and a quick start guide.

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  • Performance 8
  • Design 8
  • Features 8
  • User-Friendliness 8.5
  • Value 8
The Good
Suits both left and right-handed users
Accurate colors
Fun digital effects
The Bad
Body has slight plastic feel
Limited number of image controls
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