Samsung NV10 Review

Review Date: October 6th 2006

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Introduction / Features
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Image Sensor Type 1/1.8″CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 10.1 Mega-pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 10.3 Mega-pixel
Lens Focal Length Schneider Lens f = 7.4 ~ 22.2mm  (35mm film equivalent : 35~105mm)
F No. F2.8 ~ F5.1
Digital Zoom

Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X ~ 11.4X (depends on image size)

LCD Monitor 2.5" color TFT LCD (230,000 pixel)
Focusing Type TTL auto focus

Normal : 80cm ~ infinity
Macro : 4cm~80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
Auto Macro : 4cm~Infinity (Wide), 50cm~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Type Mechanical and Electronic shutter
Speed Auto : 1 ~ 1/1,500 sec.  Manual Mode : 15 ~ 1/1,500 sec.
Night : 4 ~ 1/1,500 sec.  Fireworks : 4 sec.
Exposure Control

Program AE, Manual Exposure
Metering : Multi, Spot, Center

Compensation 2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Slow sync, Flash off
Range Wide : 0.4m~3.2m, Tele : 0.5m~1.7m (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec.
Sharpness Soft, Normal, Vivid

Normal, B&W, Sepia, Red, Green, Blue, Negative
Composite, Frame, GIF animation

White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Voice Recording

Voice Recording (Max 1 hour)
Voice Memo in Still Image (Max. 10 sec.)

Date Imprinting Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)
Shooting Still Image Modes : Auto, Program, Manual, ASR, Effect, Scene
* Scene : Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Text, Close-up, Sunset, Dawn,Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow
Continuous : Single, Continuous, H. Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture
Self-timer : 2 sec., 10 sec., Double self timer(10sec. & 2sec.), Remote Controller
Movie Clip With Audio (recording time : Depend on Storage size)
Size : 640x480, 320x240 (3X Optical Zoom and Mute in Zooming)
Frame rate : 30 fps, 15 fps
Color Effect & WB selectable
Movie Editing (Embedded) : Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Storage Media

Internal Memory : About 20MB
External Memory(Optional) : MMC/SD card (up to 1GB guaranteed)
* Internal Memory capacity is subject to change without prior notice.

File Format

Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.2, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Movie : AVI (MPEG-4)
Audio : WAV

Image Size

10M : 3648X2736,     7M : 3136X2352
5M : 2688X2016,      3M : 2240X1650
1M : 1024X768

Capacity (256MB MMC

10M : Super Fine 3   Fine 7   Normal 10
7M : Super Fine 5   Fine 9   Normal 14
5M : Super Fine 6   Fine 13   Normal 18
3M : Super Fine    Fine    Normal
1M : Super Fine 36   Fine 58   Normal 72
* These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings.

Image Play Type Single image, Thumbnails, Slide show with Effect & BGM, Movie Clip, Photo Gallery
Editing Color Effect , Trimming, Rotating, Resizing
Interface Digital output connector : USB 2.0
Audio : Mono
Video output : NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
DC power input connector : 24pin Connector
Power Source Rechargeable battery : SLB-0837(B) (800mAh)
Adaptor : SAC-45, SUC-C2
Cradle : SCC-NV2 (Optional)
* Included battery may depending on sales region.
Dimensions (WxHxD) 96.5 X 60 X 18.5mm (projecting part 8mm)
Weight 148.7g (without battery and card)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40 C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Software Camera Driver Storage Driver (Windows98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 9.0 ~ 10.4)
Application Digimax Master
Special Features

Innovative, compact, slim digital camera
sign with Royal Black aluminum body and steady grip
Innovative UI using Smart touch for the first time in a digital camera
Improved ASR (Advanced Shake Reduction) system
TV quality MPEG-4 VGA (640*480) 30 fps video support
Photo Gallery function for convenient picture viewing
New recharging options, supports high capacity SBP-4442 battery kit(Optional)
Various Shooting mode including GIF and Motion Capture

System Requirements

For Windows

Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP
PC with processor better than Pentium II 450MHz (Faster than Pentium 700MHz recommended)
200MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend)
Minimum 64MB RAM (Over 128MB recommended)
USB port
CD-ROM drive
1024768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor
(24-bit color display recommended)
DirectX 9.0 or later

For Macintosh

Power Mac G3 or later
Mac OS 9.0 ~ 10.4
Minimum 64MB RAM
110MB of available hard-disk space
USB port
CD-ROM drive
QuickTime player or a media player that supports AVI file format.
DivX (For movie clip)

Page 1
Introduction / Features
Page 2
Ease of Use
Page 3
Image Quality
Page 4
Sample Images
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