Samsung HMX-U10 Full HD pocket camcorder (preview)
Samsung U10: a Full HD pocket cam with inbuilt YouTube software and 10-megapixel stills image mode
- Good feature set, easy to use, stylish design
- Fixed-focus lens, struggles in low lighting
The Samsung HMX-U10 is a worthy addition to the ever-expanding pocket cam family.
Price$ 249.00 (AUD)
The Samsung U10 (AKA Samsung HMX-U10 FlashCAM) is a pocket camcorder for bloggers and casual videographers. Boasting 1080p video quality, inbuilt editing software, a time-lapse recording function and a 10-megapixel still image mode, the Samsung U10 is pretty well equipped for the asking price ($249).
[Read more Full HD camcorder reviews on PC World.]
Unfortunately, in our brief tests, it fell down in the focusing department and also struggled to take good video in dim environments. Still, if you can live with these foibles it's an impressive little performer. Keep your eyes peeled for our full Samsung U10 camcorder review, coming soon.
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