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Samsung MV800 review

Tilting touchscreen and 16MP on a compact camera

Resolution charts

As part of our image quality testing for the Samsung MV800, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Samsung MV800 is capable of resolving up to around 18 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Samsung mv800 review resolution iso 100
Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso

Samsung mv800 review resolution iso 80
Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso 80

ISO 80, score: 20 (see full image)

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Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso

ISO 100, score: 18 (see full image)

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Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso 200

ISO 200, score: 16 (see full image)

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Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso 400

ISO 400, score: 16 (see full image)

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Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso 800

ISO 800, score: 16 (see full image)

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Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso 1600

ISO 1600, score: 12 (see full image)

Samsung mv800 review resolution iso 3200
Samsung mv800 review: resolution iso 3200

ISO 3200, score: n/a (see full image)

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please click here to read the full article.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution16.2 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card
Image StabilizationOptical, Digital
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom5x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesSelf-timer, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)121 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height56.2 mm
Width92 mm
Depth18.3 mm
Focal Length4.70 mm to 23.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelMV800
Product NameMV800 Compact Camera
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-MV800ZBPBGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Easily capture your unique perspective. The MV800's 3.0" Display flips up and down so you can frame shots at any angle without having to twist your body or bend your back. Snap a high-angle shot over a crowd to effortlessly capture a street performance, or get waist-level candids of your dog. Take low angle shots without getting on the ground, or spin the display all the way around for dazzling self-portraits.The LCD lets you stand the camera so everyone can enjoy from a comfortable position. Life's more fun when you can cover all the angles.

Package Contents
  • MV800 Compact Camera
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Strap
  • Quick Start Guide
Limited Warranty1 Year