Samsung Digimax S800 Digital Camera Review

Samsung digimax s800Samsung Digimax S800 comes in an ergonomic body design (black and silver) for steady shooting. The Samsung Digimax S800 is the point-and-shoot camera that has tons of controls for its price range, but confusing menus and poor image quality (slightly soft, excessive noise and too warm colors with auto white balance indoor shooting) outweigh these advantages.
Also, it kinda shocked me that it has no aperture- or shutter-priority mode and the exposure adjustments in 1/2-stop instead of 1/3-stop increments. Red-eye is also a problem.
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Functions:
• Sooting Modes: Auto, Program, Manual, Movie, Night, Portrait, Child
• Scene Modes: Night Scene, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach, Sunset, Snow
• Movie Mode: MPEG-4 VGA 30fps with no time limit, voice and built-in movie editing (pause and resume video recording as desired and merge those multiple movie into a single file, capture a still image during video playback) and Movies Stabilizer function
• Metering: Multi, Spot
• White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
• Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off – up to 3m, 6 sec
• Effects: Normal, B&W, Sepia, Red, Blue, Green, Negative, RGB, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Date&Time stamping, Trimming, Resizing, Rotate
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Technical Data:
• 2.4 inch LCD
• 8.1 megapixels
• 3X Optical Zoom
• Lens: 7.4 ~ 22.2mm (35mm film equivalent : 35 ~ 105mm)
Focal Length: F2.8 ~ F7.1(Wide), F5.1~F13.1(Tele)
• Shutter Speed: Auto : 1 ~ 1/1,500 sec., Manual : 8 ~ 1/1,500 sec.
• Exposure Compensation: ±2EV (0.5EV steps)
• Self-Timer: 10 sec., 2 sec., Double(10 sec., 2 sec.)
• ISO Range: 50,100, 200, 400
• Memory Storage: MMC/SD card + 20MB internal
• 2x AA Alkaline + Rechargeable battery SCC-S5 KIT(Dedicated Cradle Charging System) or
SNB-2512 KIT(2xAA Ni-MH Battery & Charger)

Tags: Samsung Digimax S800, point-and-shoot camera, pocket camera, digital camera, compact digital camera, camera, samsung digimax, samsung, 8MP, 3x optical zoom

Laura

Laura

I started photography as a hobby in 2005, during college. My passion slowly became a more important part of my life since 2008. Because of using a combination of my photographic knowledge, with those of internet marketing, I like to call myself a "photomarketer".
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