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Samsung MV800

£49.95
hardwareheaven.com Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A great value for money and multi award winning compact camera
Compact 16.15MP 5x Yes Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Samsung MV800 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Samsung MV800 number 32 across all digital cameras.
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687 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Excellent
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Good Features
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20 Months Old
Overall Score
78
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 78%, based on 687 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. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and excellent design.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Very small internal memory

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Samsung digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for everyday photography, ranking number 6 in everyday photography cameras. It is also good for wildlife photography, ranking number 45 in wildlife photography cameras as well being mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 46 in landscape photography cameras.
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Samsung MV800 Video Reviews


Samsung MV800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

The authors at four expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this camera. Hardwareheaven.com, PhotographyBlog.com, Hardwarezone.com.ph and Ephotozine all gave this digital camera a "Recommended" award.

Three other expert review sites endorsed this Samsung camera. This digital camera received a "Performance" award from website Teknokulis.com who said it performed well and the editor of review site Insidehardware.it gave it a "Gold" award and concluded it was fantastic. Additionally, the writer at website Digicam Buyer.co.uk gave this camera an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was brilliant.

One other expert review site said that this Samsung camera was innovative. This camera received a "Best Innovation" award from Onfoto.ru.

The author at one more expert review site concluded that this Samsung digital camera was very good. This Samsung camera received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com.

Average Expert Reviews

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

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 643 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Samsung digital camera is 89 out of 100. 400 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

92 owners reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

55 owners who reviewed the Samsung MV800 thought it was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

16 customers reckoned that this digital camera was good looking, two people said in their reviews that the product was well designed and two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was smooth.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

68 customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

56 owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was able to produce good images, 11 customers who reviewed it wrote that it had a good picture resolution and four customers considered that the product was able to produce clear pictures. however 13 customers thought the product took poor quality pictures., 11 customers who purchased it agreed that it was not able to produce good images and two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have a good picture resolution.

Users Report Good Connectivity

Three owners who bought it considered that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,711 expert and user reviews (including 1,798 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings. We also found that Samsung has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Samsung camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good for video recording.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Six owners who reviewed the Samsung MV800 agreed that it was thin, five people concluded that it was compact and three owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight. three people reckoned that it was a good size.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

11 people who bought it mentioned that it was easy to use, nine people thought it was easy to setup and eight owners who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. two customers thought the product was easy to assemble.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good features.

Users Report it is Robust

Eight customers said that it was well made and five people said that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has average features. However at £49.95 it is cheaper than 97% of cameras.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Samsung MV800 of 16.2MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Samsung MV800 of 5x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung MV800 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Samsung MV800 of 3.3 is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung MV800 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Samsung MV800's weight of only 121g is fairly light compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung MV800 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Samsung MV800 has a carrying case, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung MV800 has a touchscreen. 84% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Samsung MV800 has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung MV800 has a vari-angle LCD display. 84% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3648 x 2736|2592 x 1944|1984 x 1488|1920 x 1080|1024 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung MV800 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 71% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung MV800's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Samsung MV800 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The Samsung MV800's internal memory of only 10MB is in the smallest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung MV800 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Samsung MV800 of 5x is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 25% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Features Date Imprinting

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

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Does Not Have a Video Out

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

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Samsung MV800 does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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3D

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

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

This camera was released in December 2015.


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