Samsung introducing the HMX-Q10 with Switch Grip
—Samsung is introducing their latest HMX-Q10 camcorder. With ease-of -use as a major focus for this little beauty, it incorporates some ground-breaking technology and smart features that have Samsung HMX-Q10 reviews pouring in. Now consumers can record high quality videos easily and affordably.
A distinctive feature of the HMX-Q10 is the Switch Grip, which allows you to hold the camcorder in multiple orientations. It’s G-magnetic sensor inside the camcorder turns the LCD display so it can be read at any angle. With a touch-screen LCD, you can operate the camera almost exclusively from the screen. The HMX-Q10 is also super thin, compact and light, which allows you to carry it anywhere without bulk .
The Samsung HMX-Q10 captures video in 1920×1080/60i full HD. It has an Optical image stabilization system which compensates for shaky hands. It also has a SMP BSI CMOS sensor that reduces noise and distortion, and allows low-light recording. Samsung Smart Auto scene recognition analyzes the scene for brightness, color, motion and subject and chooses the most appropriate settings for the creation of the best video. You don’t have to be stuck picking which “mode” to suit your environment. The Samsung Record Pause technology allows the user to pause the recording and then restart the recording without having to merge the files when finished.
As much as automation has been the signature platform of most new camcorders, the Samsung HMX-Q10 also allows many manual controls if you so choose. You can customize White Balance, Exposure Values, Backlighting, Self Timer and C. Nite if you are an experienced videographer. There is also a new function called Art film, which creates special effects such as Time Lapse and Black and White.
The Samsung HMX-Q10 is not only a superb and compact camcorder, but it also doubles as a 4.9 Megapixel still camera to boot. You can get one of these little numbers in February for around $299.
Here are some specs of the Samsung HMX-Q10…..
HMX-Q10Storage media SDHC/SD Card 1/4.1″(effec.1/5.8″) 5MP (2.07M effective
Image StabilizationOIS DuoSensor5MP BSI CMOS Schneider-Kreuznach Varioplan-HD F1.8 10x optical zoom lens with OIS 2.75mm ~
27.5mm focal length
Size 43.7 x 53.3 x 119.4 mmAdditional Features2.7î touch
LCD Flip Shooting (Switch Grip Control) Switch/both Handed Grip Face detection Smart Record Pause Ultra Compact and Full HD Recording Built-in USB/PC S/W Auto Focus Face detect (up to 6 persons) Smart Auto HD Time Lapse recording Intelli-Studio 2.0 Tripod screw Display2.7î touch LCD 2D S-motion Graphic User
Video RecordingHD resolution: 1920 x 1080 60i 1280 x720 60p SD resolution Still Image Capture 4.9MP (2MP) Device Connectivity USB
interface (including USB charging)
Composite interface (output only) HDMI interfaceBattery typeBP125A (1250mAh) 110min (1h50m) max.Recording time (max.) SD