Samsung HMX-F90: Review

The Samsung HMX-F90 is a compact digital camera practical and handy, ideal to take with him. As for technical specifications, features a CMOS sensor 1/3, 2 inches and with a resolution of 5 megapixels and a 52x optical zoom lens with Samsung and 130x digital zoom.

It also features 2.7-inch LCD display, USB and HDMI interface, slot for SD memory cards, and SDXC SDHX or stabilizer. Record H.264 HD resolution and takes pictures in JPEG format with a maximum resolution 1,696 x 954 pixels.

Samsung HMX-F90: Design

The Samsung HMX-F90 camcorder is a compact and handy, ideal to take with him. The design is modern and is available in colors black and white. As for size, measuring 56.4 mm in height, 53.9 mm wide and 119 mm deep, while the weight is 267.9 grams without battery and card. It has, then, a 2.7-inch LCD display with a resolution of 230,000 pixels.

Samsung HMX-F90: Features and Functionality

The Samsung HMX-F90 is a compact digital camera made by the producers in January of this year and available for sale at an affordable price. It is a model for fans not very demanding, that point to a discrete machine but economic.

With regard to the technical specifications, the camera features a CMOS sensor 1/3, 2 inches in size and with an effective resolution of 5 megapixels, and a lens that Samsung has an opening equal to F1.8-4.9 and a focal length range equivalent to 35mm to 35.3 to 229.8 mm. Also has a 52x optical zoom and 130x digital zoom, to record subjects in the distance.

Samsung HMX-F90
Samsung HMX-F90

As for functionality, the Samsung HMX-F90 allows, of course, to record video in HD, so with a maximum resolution of 1280×720 pixels in H.264 format, so they are ready to be uploaded to the web and on YouTube without having to make any editing via computer, by simply pressing the one touch sharing.

The CMOS sensor attached to the camcorder also ensures movies always sharp and bright, while the function My Clip allows you to attach a tag to a video scene to start playback from that very scene. With the Smart BGM II, you can associate a soundtrack to your video, finally, with the pause function you can stop recording a movie at any time. There are also classic features such as auto focus and manual and dual image stabilization.

With the Samsung HMX-F90 you can also take pictures in JPEG format with a maximum resolution of 1696×954 pixels in 16:9 and 4:3 1600×1200. Both movies and photos can be saved directly to a memory card such as Secure Digital, SDHC or SDXC card to be inserted into the slot.

Thanks to the USB and HDMI, and then, the camera is connected to another device, such as a TV or a computer, to play the content. Among other things, you can charge the camera by connecting it to your computer via the USB port, a feature that makes it easy charging wherever you are.

The Samsung HMX-F90 is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery that lets you record up to 100 minutes of video footage with a refill. The package purchase, finally, includes the AC adapter, rechargeable battery, USB cable, AV cable, wrist strap, manual and quick start guide.


The Samsung HMX-F90 is the perfect camcorder to take with you while traveling but also simply to shoot the important moments of everyday life. Among the most interesting features stand out the high zoom, HDMI port and the various functions that allow you to edit movies directly oncamera. The rest of the specifications of the cameras is average for this price range. Nothing to put particularly in evidence.

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CONS : Photo resolution is not high; Display Resolution.

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