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Samsung DV90
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Samsung DV90 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.1MP 5x Jan 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Release Date
The DV100 is a fun social camera. Include yourself in captured moments using the front LCD to line up the perfect shot of you and your friends. It features a high resolution sensor and bright lens... More
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SAMSUNG DV90 Digital Camera Unboxing
Unboxing: Samsung DV90

22 Reasons For

Samsung Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 5,594 user and expert reviews for Samsung cameras and found that on average Samsung has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

Nice Design

One Samsung DV90 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good design. Techmagnifier.com wrote “Impressive design”.

Easy to Use

One customer thought the product was easy to use. Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their Samsung DV90 review “As stated earlier, DV100 allows the users to explore their artistic side; it also comes handy for the beginners as well” but even so they only rated it 60 out of 100.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Samsung DV90 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the DV90.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the Samsung DV90 has a fairly high megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the DV90. The megapixel counts of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DV90 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung DV90 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung DV90 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the Samsung DV90 is more than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most frequently supported power source is Battery, but this power source is not supported by this camera. The power sources DC are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The number of image editing modes found on the Samsung DV90 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the DV90. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Rotating" are also found on this digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The Samsung DV90 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The photo effect "Negative film" is also found on this Samsung camera.

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Quite High Maximum Playback Zoom

Cameras of a comparable type and age to the DV90 have maximum playback zooms of between 1x and 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 8.8x. With a maximum playback zoom of 14.4 times zoom factor, the Samsung DV90 has a fairly high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DV90.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung DV90 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DV90. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this digital camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung DV90 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the DV90. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Samsung camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DV90 the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The Samsung DV90 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on cameras of this age and spec. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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TFT Display

The Samsung DV90 has a TFT display which is better than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all cameras of a similar age and spec to the DV90 the display ranges from LCD (worst) to OLED (best).

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras of a similar spec and age to the DV90 is 10 and the biggest is 1,600. The Samsung DV90 has one of the smaller minimum ISO speed (only 80) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Short

With a height of only 54.9 millimeters, the Samsung DV90 is fairly short compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DV90. Similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the DV90 have heights of between 10mm and 750mm, and the average height is 61mm.

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Very Thin

At only 19.6 millimeters, the Samsung DV90 is quite thin compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the DV90. Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the DV90 the depths range from 4mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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Quite Short Minimum Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras of this age and spec have minimum camera shutter speeds of between 0.00008s and 4s. When compared to other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DV90 that we have checked, the Samsung DV90's minimum camera shutter speed of only 0.125 seconds is one of the shortest.

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17 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This camera received an expert rating of 60% from techmagnifier.com. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this Samsung digital camera.

Poor Battery Life

One Samsung DV90 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it did not have a good battery life. Three years ago Techmagnifier.com wrote “Battery back not good”.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung DV90 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the DV90 also do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Screen Size

At only 2.7 inches, the Samsung DV90 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the DV90. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the DV90 the screen sizes range from 1" to 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8".

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung DV90 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the DV90 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung DV90 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the DV90 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the DV90, the Samsung DV90 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung DV90 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DV90 are also not waterproof.

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Quite Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the DV90 is 0.0005s, the longest is 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of only 0.0005 seconds, the Samsung DV90's maximum camera shutter speed is one of the shortest amongst comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DV90.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung DV90 is more than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The Samsung DV90 has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras that are a comparable age to the DV90. The shooting modes "Manual", "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung DV90 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the DV90 is 29GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. The Samsung DV90 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 8 gigabytes) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras of a similar age and spec to the DV90 the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Samsung DV90 has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the DV90.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The Samsung DV90 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the DV90. The playback modes "Single image", "Slide show" and "Thumbnails" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung DV90 is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Samsung camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the DV90. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight" and "Fluorescent" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Big Minimum RAM Requirement

With a minimum RAM requirement of 512 megabytes, the Samsung DV90 has a fairly big minimum RAM requirement compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the DV90. Cameras that have been around for around the same time as the DV90 have minimum RAM requirement of between 64MB and 1.1GB, and the average minimum RAM requirement is 360MB.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Samsung DV90

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Samsung camera was released over four years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung DV90 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the DV90.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung DV90 has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the DV90.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 123 grams, the Samsung DV90 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the DV90.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Second Display Diagonal
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
PC Connectivity
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Calendar
Album Organization
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Compatible
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Bluetooth
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Date Imprinting
Operating System
Cable
Minimum System Requirement

Expert Reviews

(1)
11 April 2013

As stated earlier, DV100 allows the users to explore their artistic side; it also comes handy for the beginners as well. Simple yet amazing, this new camera is sure to mark its presence in the...

Lightweight
Impressive design
Affordable
La pantalla frontal
Los efectos que puedes agregar a las imgenes
Battery back not good
Average zoom
Podra grabar en Full HD y tener una salida HDMI
ISO 200

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung dv90, samsung dv90d, eces90zzbpse3, samsung dv90du, samsung dv90dua, samsung dv90dual
Barcodes 08806085002227, 08806085155176
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