Samsung NV24HD Review

Review Date: May 30th 2008
Author: Gavin Stoker

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Image Sensor Type 1/2.3?CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 10.2 Mega-pixel
Total Pixel Approx. 10.3 Mega-pixel
Lens Focal Length Schneider Lens f = 4.3 ~ 15.5mm
(35mm film equivalent : 24 ~ 86.5mm)
F No. F2.8 (Wide) ~ F5.9 (Tele)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X ~ 11.4X (depends on image size)
LCD Monitor 2.5" AMOLED (230,000 pixel)
Focusing Type

TTL auto focus (Focus Area: Multi/Center AF, Face Recognition AF, Self Shot)


Normal : 40cm ~ infinity(W), 80cm ~infinity (T)
Macro : 5cm~40cm (W), 50cm ~ 80cm (T)
Auto Macro : 5cm~Infinity (W), 50cm~ Infinity (T)

Shutter Type

Mechanical and Electronic shutter


Auto : 1 ~ 1/2,000 sec.  Manual Mode : 16 ~ 1/2,000 sec.
Night : 8 ~ 1/2,000 sec.  Fireworks : 4 sec.

Exposure Control Program AE, Manual Exposure
Metering : Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection
Compensation ±2EV (1/3 EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (only 3M)
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Slow sync, Flash off,  Red Eye Fix
Range Wide : 0.4m~5.6m,  Tele : 0.5m~2.8m (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time Approx. 5 sec.
Stabilization Dual IS (OIS + DIS)
* OIS(Optical Image Stabilization), DIS(Digital Image Stabilization)
Effect Effect

Photo style : Normal, Vivid, Soft, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic
Color Effect : Normal, BW, Sepia, Blue, Red, Green, Negative
Image Adjust : Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation (5Steps each.)


Image Edit : Resize, Rotate, Trimming
Color Effect : Normal, BW, Sepia, Blue, Red, Green, Negative,
Special color: Color Filter, Shaded, Elegant, Add Noise
Image Adjust : Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, ACB, Red Eye Fix

White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Voice Recording Stereo
Voice Recording (max. 10 hours)
Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)
Shooting Still Image

· Auto, Program, Manual, Dual IS, Scene, Portrait, Night
· Scene: Smile shot, Blink Detection, Children, Landscape, Close-up, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach & Snow, Self shot, Food, Café 
· Continuous: Single, Continuous, HS Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture
· Self-timer : 10 sec., 2 sec., Double, Remote

Movie Clip · With Stereo Audio, (Recording time : max. 25min)
· Size : 1280x720p @30fps, 640x480 @30fps, 320x240 @60/30fps (Mute during Zoom Operation)
· Frame rate : 60 fps at selected size(320x240), 30 fps, 15 fps
· Color Effect & WB selectable
· Movie Editing (Embedded) : Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming
Storage Media

· Internal Memory : About 16MB
· External Memory(Optional): MMC/MMC+MACH(up to 2GB guaranteed),
  SD (up to 4GB guaranteed), SDHC Card (Up to 8GB guaranteed)
* Internal Memory capacity is subject to change without prior notice.

File Format · Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
· Movie : mp4(H.264)
· Audio : WAV
Image Size

10M : 3648x2736 pixels,         9MP : 3648x2432 pixels,
7M : 3072X2304 pixels,        7MW : 3648x2056 pixels
5M : 2592x1944 pixels,          3M : 2048x1536 pixels,       
1M : 1024x768 pixels

Capacity (256MB) 10M : Super Fine 49  Fine 94  Normal 136
9MP : Super Fine 55  Fine 105  Normal 151
7M : Super Fine 68  Fine 129  Normal 183
7MW : Super Fine 64  Fine 122  Normal 174
5M : Super Fine 93  Fine 173  Normal 242
3M : Super Fine 143  Fine 255  Normal 345
1M : Super Fine 418  Fine 617  Normal 732

* These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings.
Image Play

Single image, Thumbnails, Active Slide show
* Slide show:  with selected Effect & Music by folders


- Microphone: Stereo
- Internal Speaker: Mono
- Digital output connector : USB 2.0
- Video output : Stereo Output
- AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable),
- HDMI 1.2 : NTSC(1080i,720P,480P),
- PAL (1080i,720P,576P)   user selectable 
* Remarks: SCC-NV24HD cradle (optional)
- DC power input connector : New 30 pin Connector, 4.2V

Power Source

- Rechargeable battery : SLB-1137D (1,100mAh)
- Adaptor : SAC-74, SUC-C4
- Cradle : SCC-NV24HD (Optional)
* Included battery may depending on sales region.

Dimensions (WxHxD) 98.5 x 61 x 18.95mm
Weight 145.5 g (without battery and card)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40 °C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%
Software Camera Driver Storage Driver (2000/ME/XP/VISTA, Mac OS 9.0 ~ 10.4)
Application Samsung Master, Quick Time Player
For Windows Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/VISTA
PC with processor better than Pentium III 450MHz (Pentium 800MHz recommended)
250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend)
Minimum 256MB RAM (Over 512MB recommended)
USB port
CD-ROM drive
1024×768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor
(24-bit color display recommended)
Microsoft DirectX 9.0 or later

* System requirements for 720P H.264 Movie
Windows XP service pack2/Vista
Intel Pentium 4, 3.2GHz or higher / AMD Athlin 64FX, 2.6GHz or higher
Minimum 512MB RAM (1GB and above recommended)
nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher / ATI X1600 series or higher
1024X768, 16-bit color or higher (24-bit color display or higher recommended)
For Macintosh Power Mac G4 or later
Mac OS 10.2 or later
Minimum 256MB RAM
250MB of available hard-disk space
USB port
CD-ROM drive

* System requirements for 720P H.264 Movie
1.8GHz Power Mac G5 or 1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster Macintosh computer
Minimum 256MB RAM (1GB and above recommended)
64MB or greater video card
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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