Samsung SC-MX20E Digital Camcorder Review

We have taken a look at a few digital camcorder’s here at ThinkComputers. It was just a few years ago that many camcorders you would find in the store still used tapes. Tapes were very annoying to work with, you had to playback video and import it via firewire in most cases. With digital camcorders you are able to record right to built in memory or removable memory like a flash card. Today we will be taking a look at the Samsung SC-MX20E digital camcorder that features 16GB a built-in memory, 34x optical zoom, a 2.7-inch LCD and small form factor. Let’s see if it’s the right digital camcorder for you! Special thanks to for providing us with the Samsung SC-MX20E Digital Camcorder to review. is a great place to find Refurbished Camcorders.

– Black color
– Flash memory camcorder
– 2.7-inch rotating LCD display (112 K pixels)
– 34x optical zoom
– 1200x digital zoom
– 16 GB internal memory
– Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)/MultiMedia Card Plus (MMC plus) card slot (supports up to 32 GB)*
– 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratios
– Schneider Kreuznach lens
– Anti-Shake (HDIS) function
– Ten (10) iSCENE shooting settings
– 180 minute long battery life
– Face detection focus
– Advanced noise reduction
– Interval recording
– Easy upload to YouTube with CyberLink Media Show
– USB 2.0 interface
– Built-in speaker
– Built-in microphone

Video signal: NTSC
Picture compression format: H.264/AVC format
Audio compression format: AAC (Advanced Audio Coding)
Recording resolution: TV Super Fine (~5.0 Mbps), TV Fine (~4.0 Mbps), TV Normal (~3.0 Mbps), Web & Mobile (~2.0 Mbps)
Image device: CCD (max/effective: 680K/460K pixels)
Lens: F1.6 to 4.3
Focal length: 2.3~78.2 mm
Minimum illumination: 3.0 Lux

Since this is a “open box” camera it comes in a regular Samsung camcorder box.

Samsung SC-MX20E Digital Camcorder

Opening up the box everything is nicely packed inside. Taking everything out you have the SC-MX20E Digital Camcorder, docking station, power cable, A/V cable, USB cable, battery, carrying case, and instructions and software.

Samsung SC-MX20E Digital Camcorder Samsung SC-MX20E Digital Camcorder

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