Samsung Digimax S800 Reviews
Product Type: Samsung digital cameras
Description:Model ID S800 SILBER / Samsung Digimax S800 - Digital camera - 8.1 Mpix - optical zoom: 3 x - supported memory: MMC, SD - silver / The Digimax S800 is a high-resolution digital camera that is equipped with a true-color filtered 8.1 mega-pixel CCD. You can use the Digimax S800 to ... more
Samsung Digimax S800 ... produce even better images and take detailed photos for printing up to poster size. In addition, the Digimax S800 has a 3x optical and 5x digital zoom giving 15x total zoom when combined.
The Digimax S800 has a large 2.4"LCD for improved contrast and color reproduction, allowing you to enjoy a wider and clearer image.
The Digimax S800 has some intriguing special effect functions - including Highlight, Photo Frame, and Composite Shot - that give you unique, and sometimes amusing, shooting experiences beyond conventional picture-taking. You can access each of these special effects with just one touch of the "E" button.
When it is set to Auto Mode, the Digimax S800 automatically adjusts the shooting distance and focus from between 5cm to infinity, helping the picture taker to get better pictures more easily. The user does not need to activate the Macro function separately in order to take pictures as close as 5cm.
The powerful video capability of the Digimax S800 delivers a "Camcorder like" experience. For a more enhanced movie shooting experience, the Digimax S800 uses MPEG-4, the high-compression high-quality video format, which can record for up to 3 - 4 times longer than the traditional video formats used in many other digital cameras. With powerful video recording in VGA (640 x 480) at 30fps, it provides a wider screen view and clearer video quality. These movies can even be viewed on the TV.
The Digimax S800 has a Movies Stabilizer function, which helps maintain steady recording of a subject by means of automatic detection and correction of lateral and vertical camera movements of the camera.
The Successive Recording function of the Digimax S800, which is based on exclusive Samsung technology, allows you to pause and resume video recording as desired and merge those multiple movie into a single file.
For easier editing of movies, the Digimax S800 allows you to select and save only the desired part into a new file during playback, on the camera. The Digimax S800 also allows you to capture a still image during video playback.
The family-friendly mode dial - with Night, Portrait and Children modes - makes it easier to get great shots of the family by giving in stand access to the appropriate mode for each individual situation. Children mode, with its open aperture and fast shutter speeds, lets you 'freeze' children in fast moving action shots. Night mode automatically uses the slow synchronization function to help you get clearer and brighter pictures at night. When using Portrait mode, you get more pleasing people pictures with improved red-eye reduction.
The Digimax S800's print button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the S800 to any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the illuminated print button and print! Also use the button to transfer images directly to a computer.
Newest Review: ... flimsy competitor's offerings I looked at prior to purchase. The camera boasts 3x optical zoom which is operated by a simple ... more
Price Comparison for Samsung Digimax S800
Customer Samsung Digimax S800 Reviews (2)
by - written on 21/08/10 (Very useful, 27 readings)
The Samsung S800 was my first digital camera and it is the camera I'm still using today. After a fair few years I'm impressed at it's reilience having dropped it/left it in the rain/sat on it on a number of occasions. Obviously not something I'd advocate with your own s800 just in case! The camera design is ergonomic and therefore easy to grip and position. You are able to use the keys next to the screen, position the dial on the top and take a photo, all without much need to reposition your hold on the camera. The camera also feels well built and solid, unlike some cheap-feeling, flimsy competitor's offerings I looked at prior to purchase. The ... Read the complete review
by - written on 11/11/07 (Very useful, 117 readings)
My Need For The Camera As a design student, I was in desperate need of a cheap camera, but that packed some punch at the same time. Although this went over my initial spending budget I have no regrets. I guess if I lost it, I would love to replace it, not sure I'd have the money though! Maybe I should take out some insurance! Basics The S800 is your standard digital camera. It can take we have red eye flash, lighting level flash, standard and none. Its has a lot of contrast/resolution features for specific features such as portrait or shooting at night, Whilst these aren't new features, it doesn't make them any less useful. Its 3x optical zoom is great ... Read the complete review