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Samsung MV800

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Samsung MV800
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hardwareheaven.com Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and very good value for money compact camera, good for everyday photography
Compact 16.15MP 5x Yes Dec 2015
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Samsung MV800 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung MV800 number 101 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
693 Reviews + 9 Awards
91
Value for Money
Excellent
73
Features
Good Features
77
Age
2 Years Old
82
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 693 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Hardwareheaven.com plus three other sites and a "Performance" from Teknokulis.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Samsung digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and nice design.
The MV800 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Add effects to portraits
Intelligent portraits
Tal-clear video needs crystal-clear sound. HD movie with zoom noise reduction (znr) automatically adjusts and optimizes sound when recording in HD. it even discards the mechanical noise that comes from using z
Zoom noise reduction
Ting storyboards for film or TV couldn t be simpler. choose the right template, place the shots into layout then add text with a virtual keyboard. then review the story right on the display and you're d
Tell a story
H up pics on the spot with photo editor. remove blemishes and other imperfections using beauty shot, or easily rotate images, add effects and crop out distracting elements right from the disp
Perfect details
Pose guide function displays a gallery of posed models right on the display, so subjects can be easily directed into the perfect pose getting you just the right shot, just like a
Striking the right pose
Hoto transforms any image into stunning 3d. just connect the camera to a 3d HDTV to display both still images and panoramic photos with incredible depth and dimension. striking the right pose the pose guide function displays a gallery of posed models right on the display, so subjects can be easily directed into the perfect pose getting you just the right shot, just like a
Stunning 3d images
Ash your creative side with smart filter 3.0. right from the display you can transform any shot just for fun or to express a mood. give it motion or multiple points of light or even halftone dots like comic books. you can even make images look like cartoons, paintings and m
The art of filters
more fun with portraits. the funny face feature can bend, stretch and warp your favorite faces. just tap the screen to play with facial features, as little or as radically as you want. face tracking ensures that the distorted portrait stays intact even when you move the cam
Ore the possibilities for fun with magic frame. mix your own images into 12 playful templates, or create a custom magic frame and add yourself to a group shot of friends or into a cr
Very small optical zoom
Spark your creativity
Groundbreaking adjustable LCD screen
3.0" flip-out display lets you take and view great pictures from multiple angles. easily adjust the LCD from 0 to 180 degrees and make any shot possible. snap a picture over a crowd or get waist-level candids of kids and pets, or spin the display for perfectly framed self-portraits. choose from 3 shutter options to comfortably snap pics from any posit
Crisp, colorful images and video
Ever life takes you, capture the moment perfectly. with a 16.1 megapixel resolution and 5x optical zoom, images and videos are rich and brilliant from any angle, even at long distances. dual image stabilization even eliminates camera shake, so images are at their best: sharp and crisp. when you re ready, view HD videos on the big screen with the built-in HDMI p
Perfect panorama
Ing the wide view has never been easier. simply take aim and hold the shutter button while you capture the perfect scene. live panorama immediately displays the final image in preview, so you can decide if the view you have is the the view you w
Beautiful on the outside, too
Ashionable and turn heads with the minimal, sleek design of the mv800. crafted from seamless shimmering metal and a colorful 3.0" touchscreen, this stunning camera always makes a bold impression just like the pictures it ta
Extend your creativity
LCD display is loaded with ways to get creative and add a personal touch to the interface. create a wallpaper of images with magic frame or apply filters and special effects that get your vision just right. easily navigate creative options with smart touch
Multiple moments
Ver the whole story with the picture in picture function. insert any image into another, at any size or placement, so no moment has to stand alone. pair the bowling strike with friends cheering the score or add the birthday gift to the happy smile it's all up to
Rait takes three different pictures at one time. snap a wide-angle shot and the camera captures two additional angles simultaneou
Very low display resolution
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 54 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 59 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 57 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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Samsung MV800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Nine Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded of all the cameras.

The experts at review sites Hardwareheaven.com, PhotographyBlog.com, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Ephotozine all recommend this Samsung camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Three other expert review sites liked this camera. The editor of review website Teknokulis.com decided that this Samsung camera functioned well and gave it a "Performance" award and the expert at review site Insidehardware.it decided that it was excellent and gave it a "Gold" award. This digital camera also received a Digicam Buyer.co.uk "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at review website Onfoto.ru decided that this camera was innovative and gave it their "Innovation Award".

One additional expert review site decided that this Samsung camera was very good. This was from Tipa.com who gave it an "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this Samsung digital camera is 68 out of 100 based on 44 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine.

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Good User Reviews

MV800 owners on average rated this camera 89%. Over 85% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

93 people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

59 owners thought the Samsung MV800 was good quality.

Customers Report Nice Design

16 customers who bought it considered that it was good looking, two customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was well designed and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

71 customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

60 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images, 11 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution and four people who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce clear pictures.

Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 9,508 owner and expert reviews (including 2,242 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Connectivity

Three people said that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Six customers who reviewed it agreed that it was thin, five owners mentioned that this digital camera was compact and three owners said that the product was lightweight. three people mentioned in their reviews that it was a good size.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

11 customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use, nine people thought this digital camera was easy to setup and eight owners thought it was easy to use the menus. two customers who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to assemble.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three people who bought this digital camera considered that it was good for video recording.

Users Report Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners reckoned that it was quiet.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Five customers who reviewed it thought it had good features.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight people who purchased this digital camera agreed that it was well made and five customers who reviewed the product thought it was strong and durable.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £100.00 it is in the cheapest 10% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Samsung MV800 and the United Kingdom price of £100.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $345.00 (£479.38).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since December 2015.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Samsung MV800 of 16.2MP is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Samsung MV800's optical zoom of only 5x is in the smallest 14% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Samsung MV800 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung MV800 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Samsung MV800 of 3.3 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung MV800 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the Samsung MV800 of only 121g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 18% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Samsung MV800 of only 130mm is in the shortest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Samsung MV800 of 26mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 28% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Samsung MV800's display resolution of only 288,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 33% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Samsung MV800 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung MV800 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung MV800 has a vari-angle LCD display. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The Samsung MV800's digital zoom of 5x is bigger than 69% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Cameras have internal memory of between 1MB and 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Samsung MV800's internal memory of only 10MB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung MV800 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Samsung MV800 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung MV800 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung MV800 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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3D

The Samsung MV800 is 3D. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

Like most other digital cameras, the Samsung MV800 does not have a video out. 100% of cameras do not have a video out.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung MV800 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1024 x 768. That's 73% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung MV800's display diagonal of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Samsung MV800 features date imprinting, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung MV800 does not support Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Samsung MV800 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung ecmv800zbpbus, samsung mv800r, samsung mv800b, samsung 161mp

Barcodes:

00044701016250, 00044701016267, 05053313431097, 05053313841919, 08806071655970, 08806071740560

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