Samsung MV800 Review

Overall Score

40

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-130 mm (5x) F3.3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 92 x 56 x 10 mm, 121g.
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Samsung MV800 Overview


First introduced in September, 2011, Samsung MV800 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung MV800 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung MV800

Sensor resolution of Samsung MV800 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Samsung MV800 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung MV800


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung MV800 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
AF Face Detection
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
3.3 Lens at Wide
121g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
Type Scores

Samsung MV800 has an Overall Score of 40/100 and ranked #380 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #790 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung MV800 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
41
Value for money score
57
Portability score
99
Overall score
40
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Samsung MV800


Samsung MV800 weighs 121g and has external dimensions of 92 x 56 x 10mm (3.62 x 2.2 x 0.39"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Samsung MV800 is 54 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung MV800 is less by 6mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Samsung MV800
121g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Samsung MV800
10mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung MV800 with the dimensions:

Samsung MV800

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight MV800 Dimensions MV800
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 121 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Pentax MX-1 Pentax MX-1 391 g 121 g 122 x 61 x 51 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 121 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Fujifilm X20 Fujifilm X20 353 g 121 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 121 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 121 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Olympus XZ-10 221 g 121 g 102 x 61 x 34 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 121 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 92 x 56 x 10 mm

Specifications of Samsung MV800


General
Brand Samsung
Model MV800
Announced September, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.20
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model BP70
Physical
Weight 121 g
Physical Dimensions 92 x 56 x 10 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Micro SD
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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