Samsung HMX-QF20 Specifications

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Samsung HMX-QF20 (Black)

Part Number: HMX-QF20BN/XAA

General

  • Depth
    4.7 in
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Camcorder Media Type
    Flash card
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Wireless Connection
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Digital Zoom
    40 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Analog Video Format
    NTSC
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Shooting Modes
    digital photo mode
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Effective Video Resolution
    1.75 MP
  • Digital Zoom
    40 x
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Services and Applications
    YouTube capture mode
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • Enclosure Color
    Black
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, PictBridge support
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.1 MP
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Manufacturer
    Samsung

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Exposure & White Balance

  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, incandescent
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • White Balance
    Custom, automatic, presets
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    Program, automatic, manual
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • White Balance Presets
    Incandescent, fluorescent, cloudy, daylight

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/1.8-3.9
  • Min Focal Length
    2.6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    52 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38.4 m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Filter Size
    13.6 mm
  • Lens Brand
    Schneider-Kreuznach
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 720 x 480 - 60 fps
    H.264 - 432 x 240 - 30 fps
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Additional Features

  • Additional Features
    Audio recording, slow motion playback, built-in speaker, backlight compensation, camera orientation detection, face detection, USB charging, dual image stabilization, Switch Grip, Record Pause, Smart AUTO, Time-Lapse recording, Shake It function
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Features
    Record Pause, Shake It function, dual image stabilization, face detection, slow motion playback, Smart AUTO, Switch Grip, Time-Lapse recording, USB charging, audio recording, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities
  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Samsung
  • Product Line
    Samsung
  • Model
    HMX-QF20
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    camcorder
  • Camcorder Type
    consumer
  • Min Illumination
    3 lux
  • Digital Zoom
    40 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    1080i
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Camcorder Media Type
    flash card
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    Record Pause, Shake It function, dual image stabilization, face detection, slow motion playback, Smart AUTO, Switch Grip, Time-Lapse recording, USB charging, audio recording, backlight compensation, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Audio Input

  • Audio input type
    microphone
  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, incandescent

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    1.7 in
  • Height
    2.1 in
  • Weight
    6.35 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Camcorder Sensor Resolution
    5.1 pixels
  • Camcorder Effective Resolution (Video Mode)
    1.75 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/4"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    6.4 mm ( 1/4" )
  • Sensor Qty
    1

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating (270°)
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Service Included
    parts and labor
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Services and Applications
    YouTube capture mode
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Camcorder Features

  • Widescreen Video Capture
    Yes
  • Low Lux / Night Mode
    Yes

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 3072 x 1728
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 432 x 240, 720 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second, 60 frames per second

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Samsung

Where to Buy

Samsung HMX-QF20 (Black)

Part Number: HMX-QF20BN/XAA

Visit manufacturer site for details.