Summary: The Samsung MV800 is a delightful little compact camera that is both stylish and easy to use. Picture quality isn’t quite up to professional standards, but the Samsung MV800 is a more than acceptable point and shooter that thanks to its size is great for taking out.
Summary: That said, the Samsung Multiview MV800 is a capable and fun choice, and if you spend more time taking photographs of yourself than other people – and want to make sure you're always in the right place – it could be worth a look.
Summary: Clearly designed to be fun to use, the Samsung MV800 will appeal to those more used to a mobile phone. However, while the image quality is on a par with other similar cameras, the reliance on touchscreen controls will frustrate photographers more used to the handling of a DSLR.
That said, the articulated screen and secondary shutter button are great features that I hope to see on other cameras in the future. I just wish the MV800 had a control dial.
Excerpt: The Samsung MV800 has a 5x optical zoom lens offering a focal length equivalent of 26-130mm in 35mm film terms and behind this sits a CCD 16.1Mp sensor producing a 4608x3456 resolution and an ISO range of 100-3200. With a built-in flash, a combined zoom/shutter button and a thickness of just 18.3mm, there's little to suggest it offers any new or exciting features until it's viewed from behind‘¦ With two buttons beside Samsung's MultiView 3.0in wide Flip-out display and...
Excerpt: Le Samsung MV800 est un appareil qui brillera plus par son originalité que par sa qualité : non pas que la qualité d'image soit médiocre, mais le Samsung MV800 s'appuie sur un capteur CCD moins efficace que ceux de technologie CMOS, et les 16MP sont un argument marketing qui impacte plus la qualité d'image qu'ils ne la font.
Pros: Ecran articulé, Compacité` - Une bonne finition
Cons: Une qualité d'image qui n'a rien d'exceptionnel