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Samsung NV9 is a 10 megapixels point-and-shoot all-in-one multimedia digital camera features MP3 player, Voice Recorder, Text viewer, Multi Charging System with your charger or a computer, Face Detection, Multi Slide Show, Recycle Bin, 2.7″ (6.86cm), 230,000 dots LCD Screen and a 5x optical zoom (35mm film equivalent : 38 ~ 190mm) with dual Image Stabilization. The camera measures 95 x 59.9 x 21.3 mm and weighs 139.4g.
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Samsung NV9 Reviews
TrustedReviews reviews the Samsung NV9 and writes;
“Samsung NV9 is a great pocket camera, ideal for quick snapshots and especially for parties and nights out. It is solidly made, looks good, performs well and produces good results under a wide range of situations. “
CNET.uk reviews the Samsung NV9 and writes;
“You might not use the Samsung NV9’s MP3 player, and the 5x zoom does struggle at longer focal lengths, but it’s a superbly-made little camera, full of flair and chic, at a price for which you’d normally expect a basic plastic lump “
Pocket-Lint reviews the Samsung NV9 and writes;
“image noise is well controlled up to ISO 400.. Samsung NV9 is an excellent little camera, multimedia functionality provides a nice level of icing for the NV9 cake to make it a little more enticing if the excellent £179 price tag doesn’t have you reaching for your wallet. “
ePhotozine reviews the Samsung NV9 and writes;
“If you’re a happy snapper that goes on looks of a camera over perfomance and you’re not in a rush to take pictures, then this one is right up your street.”
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Samsung NV9 User Manual (PDF)
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Samsung NV9 Press Release
6 July 2008 – Samsung, leaders in digital imaging, is building on the success of the groundbreaking NV Series with the launch of a new premium compact camera. Continuing the winning combination of innovative technology and user-friendly features, the NV9 boasts a 5x Optical Zoom lens, an Intelligent 2.7″ LCD screen and a highly sensitive ISO 3200 to deliver optimum image quality in a slim, stylish package.
The NV9 is a 10.2 megapixel digital compact camera and includes Samsung’s improved processing technology. It features Dual Image Stabilization – by integrating Optical Image and Digital Image Stabilization the user obtains vastly improved image quality and outstanding pictures without the blur. The camera also features Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) which will correct shadows making it perfect for daytime or evening shots.
One great new feature on the Samsung NV9 is the easy to read Mini-Dashboard status gauges. The Mini-Dashboard gives the user important easy to read information about the camera’s battery and memory status. The NV9 has MJPEG Movie recording at 30fps which allows users to edit and zoom during filming.
Samsung’s new slim NV camera features an inbuilt MP3 player and a Portable Multimedia Player (PMP) to watch downloaded movies. Other features include Samsung’s Perfect Portrait System which contains a range of features; “Face Detection”, which locates the subject’s face within the frame and automatically adjusts auto focus and auto exposure to ensure better composition and image quality for portraits; in “Blink Detection Mode” the camera will take a series of shots when closed eyes are detected, to ensure subjects are captured with their eyes open; in “Smile Mode” a picture is automatically taken when smiles are detected in “Beauty Shot” mode facial skin is retouched for a brighter and smoother skin tone.
“Samsung is delighted to strengthen the range with the launch of the NV9 which provides improved image quality and innovative features to photographers of all levels” said Robert King, Director, Samsung Cameras UK.
The NV9 is priced at £179 and includes a highly efficient rechargeable battery system enhancing convenience for the user. It will be available on the high street nationwide and online retailers from August 2008. All Samsung Cameras include a two year warranty. Customers requiring further information should call 0845 726 7864 or visit samsungcamera.co.uk