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Samsung MV800

hardwareheaven.com Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Digicam Buyer.co.uk Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16.15 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.15MP 5x Yes Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Samsung MV800 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Samsung MV800 as follows for Summary.
99
687 Reviews + 9 Awards
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Not Currently for Sale
50
Good Features
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 99%, based on 687 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available.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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, excellent product quality and design.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
Has a built-in flash
Does not support Wi-Fi
Does not have a video out
73
Very Good
43
Mediocre
89
Excellent
63
Good

Samsung MV800 Video Reviews


Samsung MV800 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

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

Another three expert review sites liked this digital camera. The editor of review website Teknokulis.com gave this camera a "Performance" award and said it functioned well and the writer at review site Insidehardware.it said that it was marvellous and gave it a "Gold" award. This Samsung camera also received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Digicam Buyer.co.uk.

This Samsung digital camera was given an "Innovation Award" by review site Onfoto.ru who decided that this Samsung camera was pioneering.

Tipa.com gave this camera a "Technical Image Press Association Award".

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

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Good User Reviews

This camera has an average user rating of 89% based on 643 user reviews. Over 85% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

92 people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Product Quality

55 customers thought this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report Nice Design

16 customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking, two owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was well designed and two owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was smooth.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

68 people who reviewed it considered that it had a good screen.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

56 owners wrote in their reviews that the Samsung MV800 was able to produce good images, 11 people said that this digital camera had a good picture resolution and four owners who purchased it concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures.

Users Report Good Connectivity

Three people who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 8,281 expert and user reviews (including 2,328 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 93% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who reviewed the Samsung MV800 wrote that it was good for video recording.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Six customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was thin, five people wrote in their reviews that it was compact and three customers said in their reviews that it was lightweight. three people who reviewed it thought it was a good size.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

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

Users Report Great Technical Features

Four customers who bought it thought it had good features.

Customers Report it is Robust

Eight customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was well made and five people said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.15 megapixels, the Samsung MV800 has a relatively standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 121 grams, the Samsung MV800 is one of the lighter digital cameras amongst cameras of this age. The lightest digital camera is 1g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung MV800 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung MV800 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Samsung MV800 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung MV800 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

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

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Features Date Imprinting

The Samsung MV800 features date imprinting, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung MV800 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung MV800 has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung MV800 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Samsung MV800 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Samsung MV800 supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung MV800 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Samsung camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1984 x 1488 and 1920 x 1080 and 1024 x 768. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung MV800 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Samsung MV800 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Samsung MV800 has a carrying case, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Samsung MV800 has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Samsung MV800 has a fairly small internal memory (only 10 megabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 420MB.

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3D

The Samsung MV800 is 3D, as are most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Samsung MV800 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when Samsung released the MV800.


Frequently Asked Questions About the Samsung MV800

57% longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
Higher megapixel
Larger maximum aperture number
10 months older

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