Samsung MV800 Ultra-Compact with Flip-out LCD (Photography Bay)
URL: http://www.photographybay.com/2011/09/01/samsung-mv800-ultra-compact-with-flip-out-lcd/Samsung MV800 Ultra-Compact with Flip-out LCDby ERIC REAGAN on SEPTEMBER 1, 2011in SAMSUNGThe Samsung MV800 is a new point and shoot camera with a 16.1MP image sensor and 5xoptical zoom lens.The MV800 features a unique flip-out LCD panel that allows the user to easily frame themselvesin self-portraits. The LCD is a 3-inch touchscreen panel which serves the purpose of aviewfinder and camera control interface, which explains the absence of most other buttons on theexternal of the camera.No word on the price or release date for the MV800 as of the time of this post. Check availabilityonAmazon.com.More details and images below.
Samsung MV800 Press ReleaseIFA – BERLIN, Germany – September, 1, 2011 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leaderin digital media and digital convergence technologies, today unveiled the Samsung MV800camera, an ultra-compact point & shoot with a 3.0‖ touch-screen Flip-out LCD display. Incombining the Flip-out LCD with an impressive suite of creative features, the MV800 enablesusers to capture life’s moments from any angle and create images that reflect their uniqueperspective on the world.The MV800 camera offers enhanced picture quality, capacitive touch screen technology, as wellas many innovative and user-friendly features to ensure that all users can relax and enjoy theirshooting experience. Consumers can be confident they will be able to capture even the mostchallenging shot whether they are behind or in front of the lens.The MV800 camera builds on the success of Samsung’s DualView technology and is the firstpremium compact model to feature a 3.0‖ Wide Flip-out touch-screen LCD Display. Samsunghas designed the device in response to evolving consumer demands for maximum flexibility,ease-of-use, creativity and style.
The 3.0‖ Wide Flip-out display opens up a world of artistic possibilities. Whether it is capturingthe perfect self portrait to polish an online profile or snapping photos from very high or very lowangles —the MV800 allows users to capture images they’ve never even considered before. Theunique screen tilts up and down so users can frame every shot, and easily view the images fromany perspective. For fashion-forward consumers who place a premium on style, the device’sultra-slender design and contemporary metallic finish promise to make a lasting visual impact.The Samsung MV800 camera offers an impressive 16.1 megapixels for premium picture quality,along with a 5x optical zoom and a 26mm wide-angle lens. By packing this technology into asleek and slim device, the Samsung MV800 is the ideal camera for premium-quality imagecapture on the move.While the flip-out display enables users to take shots from all angles, the unique Smart Touch 3.0user interface ensures highly intuitive operation. Users can drag and scroll through menu optionsto launch the required feature with only one touch. Smart Touch 3.0 also keeps it fun by lettingusers customize their background image or wallpaper.The innovative Live Panorama function, meanwhile, enables easy photography of large groupsby simply holding down the shutter button, then previewing the whole scene that’s beingcaptured, via the LCD. Moreover, by simply connecting the Samsung MV800 to a 3D HDTV,images and panoramic shots can be viewed in outstanding 3D in-depth quality instantly.―Our aim is to continually be at the forefront of digital compact camera innovation and theSamsung MV800 is the embodiment of that goal,‖ said Mr. Myoung Sup Han, Senior VicePresident and Head of the Digital Imaging Business, Samsung Electronics. ―The SamsungMV800’s unique ability to capture images from any angle, combined with its stylish and ultra-slimdesign demonstrates unparalleled Samsung innovation which we believe will appeal to everyphotographer, and establish a new benchmark for the industry.‖Get Creative with Magic Frame and Picture-in-Picture ShotThe Samsung MV800 has been designed as more than just a camera – it is a creative tool forusers to extract maximum enjoyment from every photographic opportunity. The Magic Framefeature includes 12 fun background templates, as well as the ability for users to customize theirown. The camera’s Picture-in-Picture function, meanwhile, lets users insert one image intoanother. The Flip-out display even allows consumers to snap a self-portrait and put themselvesin the picture!Maximize enjoyment with Smart Filter and Funny Face Features
Smart Filter allows users to express their own creativity, through a menu of 14 artistic effects,including the newly added Water Paint for a stylish watercolor finish or the Cartoon capability,transforming any photo into a fun animated film format. The fun doesn’t stop there – Funny Faceallows users to bend, stretch and manipulate portraits of loved ones by tapping and dragging toradically distort facial characteristics, ready to share and enjoy.Capture the Perfect Portrait with EaseThe built in Pose Guide function advises users how to best get into position with line drawings onthe LCD screen, so consumers can capture the optimum image from any angle. The device alsoprovides the perfect picture in real time, with the easy-to-navigate Photo Editor function, allowingusers to edit and rotate the image on the move. Loved ones and friends will also appreciate theBeauty Shot feature which edits out any imperfections, resulting in a flawless photo one cantreasure and share forever.Create a StoryThe Samsung MV800 essentially allows the user to become the creative director of their own life,with innovative Storyboard Maker. Users can prepare a storyboard from the images they’ve shotby simply selecting the layout, and then placing the photos in order. Whether the MV800 is beingused to create a movie of a night out with friends or fantastic family holiday, the photos can belaid out on the display as clearly as one imagines them.Creative Intelligence at the User’s FingertipsTo ensure users capture the best image possible to enjoy, share and impress, by simplysnapping a wide-angle shot of a friend, the Samsung MV800 automatically searches out andcaptures two other strong images at different zoom ratios, giving users three great photos withone simple click! The photographer can choose which of the three to select – or simply keepthem all.HD Movie Capability in the Palm of the User’s HandsThe Samsung MV800 also boasts HD recording capabilities, within a compact body that will fitinto the palm of the user’s hand. Enjoy consistently clear and crisp video with technology thatallows consumers to capture special memories with a recording time of up to twice as long asstandard MPEG4. The innovative zoom noise reduction technology, meanwhile, ensures that theonly sound recorded will be the laughter and conversation of loved ones, not the whirring of thezoom.The Samsung MV800’s combination of industry-leading innovation, sophisticated design and theultimate in user-friendly features, ensure total mobility, premium picture quality and maximum
enjoyment. The Samsung MV800 is the perfect tool to not just capture an image but to tell a funand creative story on the move.