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Samsung NV40 Digital Camera (Black)

Samsung NV40 Digital Camera (Black)

Samsung NV40 Digital Camera (Black)

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Samsung NV40 Digital Camera (Black)

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Product Highlights

  • 10.0 Megapixel
  • 3x Schneider Zoom Lens
  • 2.5" Intelligent LCD Display
  • Dual IS (Image Stabilization)
  • Face Detection
  • High Sensitivity (ISO 3200)
  • ACB (Auto Contrast Balance)
  • MPEG Movie Record
  • Smart Touch User Interface
  • Multi-Charging System
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  • 1Description

The Samsung NV40 Digital Camera incorporates a 10.0 megapixel effective resolution 1/2.33" CCD to provide superb image detail, and the 3x zoom Schneider Lens ensures that your images will be crisp and sharp. The high quality 2.5" wide-view LCD allows you to view brighter, clearer images, while the innovative Smart Touch user interface, makes it possible to quickly navigate and set menu items or view pictures.

In addition, Samsung's Dual Image Stabilization system utilizes a lens-shift method of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) to minimize the effect of hand shake and other camera movements and Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) that takes advantage of the cameras high sensitivity (up to ISO 3200) to enable you to take better, clearer pictures indoors or in lower light conditions. Other unique features of the Samsung NV40 include Auto Contrast Balance (ACB), Face Detection with Red-eye Fix, and built-in Special Effects.

10.0 Megapixel Resolution
The NV40 captures images with up to 10.0 megapixel resolution resulting in picture quality of unmatched beauty - even at print sizes up to 30 x 40". Additionally, the cameras image processor allows for rich gradation of color with fast picture processing.
3x Optical Zoom Schneider Lens
The superior quality Schneider lens produces crystal clear images with a 3x zoom range equivalent to 34-102mm on a 35mm camera. The camera also has a 5x digital zoom function that combine to offers a total zoom ratio of 15x. Each lens surface is multi-coated to minimize the "ghost" or "flare" phenomenon, and the specially designed combination of aspherical and a low dispersion lens elements prevents all chromatic aberration and distortion.
Dual Image Stabilization
The NV40 digital camera has a Dual Image Stabilization system that combines a lens-shift method of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), which compensates for hand shake and other camera movements with a Digital Image Stabilization (DIS), which utilizes the cameras image processor and high sensitivity (up to ISO 3200) to reduce blur caused by movement of the subject or due to low light shooting conditions. Concurrent use of OIS and DIS correction ensures clear picture quality in any shooting condition.
Face Detection Function
The Face Detection function detects up to nine different faces, enabling you to take perfect portraits and group shots. In addition to automatically adjusting focus and brightness to optimum levels, this feature also senses and removes red-eye with the auto Red-eye Fix algorithm, allowing you to easily take more natural, flattering portrait shots, and without the need for further post-shot image editing on your computer.
ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) Function
The Auto Contrast Balance function automatically compensates the brightness of objects in challenging light environments to ensure a perfectly exposed image, and provide more natural looking images under backlight conditions, or when there is large brightness difference within the frame.
Large 2.5" LCD with Smart Touch Controls
The 2.5 inch LCD monitor provides a wide clear screen so that you can easily frame and view your images, and the Smart Touch user interface makes it possible to quickly navigate and set menu items or view pictures. The unique arrangement of the Smart Touch buttons combined with 2.5 inch LCD on the back of the camera enables users to conveniently select and control functions using horizontal and vertical keys, and provides intuitive control over the camera unlike anything seen before. Furthermore, the LCD display automatically detects the ambient light conditions and automatically changes the brightness level to optimize viewability.
Movie Recording and Editing
The NV40 records TV quality MPEG-4 VGA video (640 x 480 @ 30 fps), and also allows for the use of the cameras optical zoom while recording a movie - a very uncommon capability in a digital still camera. Furthermore, the built-in movie editing function allows simple, convenient movie editing on the spot.
Attractive Ergonomic Design
The thin aluminum body of the NV40 is stunning in it appearance with Samsungÿ´s unique blue ring on its extendable lens barrel. Although the camera is less than 20mm thick, the comfortable anti-slip rubberized grip gives the camera a firm feel and makes it easy to steady the camera - even with one hand. Furthermore, the camera's refined details such as contrasting finishes result in an unexpected level of beauty and luxury.
Versatile Scene Modes
The NV40 includes 14 Scene Modes so it is easy for users to obtain the best picture result in a variety of settings, and get professional looking results. Based on the selected situation, shooting data such as exposure, color and contrast are automatically adjusted to achieve optimal image quality. The scene modes include Portrait, Children, Night scene, Backlight, Landscape, Sunset, Dawn, Firework, Snow, Close up, Self, Cafe, Food and Text. There is also a Self Portrait mode for accurate exposure and focus for self portrait shots.
Photo Style Selector & Image Adjustments
Get creative with the built-in Photo Style Selector. With a total of 7 special effects that are so easy to use, even a novice can use them, the NV40 helps you create imaginative images. The photo style effects include Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, and Classic, and allow users to preview the selected effect before actually shooting the image. The camera also provides 5-levels of Sharpness, Contrast and Saturation Adjustments to fine tune the look of your images even further.
Color Effects Function
The camera has 7 built-in color effects (Normal, BW, Sepia, Blue, Red, Green, Negative and Custom) that can be applied while shooting or afterwards during playback. The camera also provides some creative editing features that can only be applied during playback (Colour Filter, Shaded, Elegant, Add Noise) to further inject your own creative vision into your images.
Function Description Feature
The Function Description feature automatically provides a brief and easy to understand description of each setting right on the cameras display when scrolling through the menus to help you select the best setting for your particular shooting scenario. Instructions regarding the use of the camera functions are also available.
Multi Slide Show
View a slideshow of the pictures stored in the camera using one of five themes along with various special effects and choose one of 3 background music selections stored in the camera memory to play along with your slide show. Then connect your camera to a television via the video out to share your slide show with family and friends.
Internal and Expandable Memory
The camera is equipped with 20 megabytes of internal memory so there is no need for a memory card to take pictures. The camera memory is also expandable using Secure Digital (SD) flash memory cards (also compatible with MMC and SDHC cards).
Multi-charging System
With Samsung's unique multi-charging system, traveling with your digital camera has become easier. With the included charging USB cable kit, (SAC-47, SUC-C3), you can conveniently charge the camera from an AC power plug, or from a computer equipped with a USB port.
In the Box
Samsung NV40 Digital Camera (Black)
  • SLB-1137D Rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery
  • SAC-47 AC Adapter/Charger
  • SUC-C3 USB Cable
  • A/V Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • User Manual
  • 1-Year Manufacturers Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
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    Specifications
    Camera Type Ultra Compact point-and-shoot Digital Camera with Optical Image Stabilization
    Image Quality
    Image Sensor 1/2.33" 10.7 Megapixel CCD
    Effective Resolution 10.5 Megapixel (10.0 Megapixel capture)
    Color Depth 24-Bit RGB
    Color Modes Normal, BW, Sepia, Red, Blue, Green, Negative, Custom Color
    Image File Formats JPEG (Super Fine, Fine, Normal)
    Recorded Resolution 10M (3648 x 2736)
    9MP (3648 x 2432) - 3:2 aspect ratio
    7M (3072 x 2304)
    7MW (3648 x 2056) - 16:9 aspect ratio
    5M (2592 x 1944)
    3M (2048 x 1536)
    1M (1024 x 768)
    Video Recording AVI (MPEG-4) with Audio
    640 x 480 @ 30 or 15fps
    320 x 240 @ 30 or 15fps
    Clip length limited by available memory to a maximum of 2 hours
    3x optical zoom available during record
    Movie stabilizer, color effect & white balance selectable during video record
    Audio Recording WAV Format
    Voice Recording up to 10 hours; Voice Memo in Still Image up to 10 seconds.
    Optics
    Lens Type Schneider Zoom Lens
    Optical Zoom 3x
    Lens Focal Length 6.2 - 18.6mm (37 - 111mm equivalent)
    Digital Zoom 5x
    Minimum Focus Distance 2.0" (5cm)
    Maximum Aperture f/2.8-5.2
    Optical Image Stabilization Yes (Dual Image Stabilization (OIS + DIS)
    Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
    Focus Control
    Focus Type TTL auto focus
    Focus Modes Auto Focus (Multi AF, Center AF) Face Detection AF
    Focus Range Normal: 31.5" (80cm) - infinity
    Macro: 2.0" (5cm) - 31.5" (80cm) wide
    Auto Macro: 2.0" (5cm) - Infinity wide
    Exposure Control
    Sensitivity Auto ISO (100-800)
    Selectable ISO (80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*)
    * 3M or lower resolution only
    Shutter Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Shutter Speed 16 - 1/1500 second
    Aperture Range f/2.8-5.2 (max.)
    Exposure Metering TTL-AE (Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection)
    Exposure Modes Program AE, Exposure Compensation (±2 EV in 1/3 EV steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
    Scene Modes Portrait, Night, Children, Landscape, Text, Close-up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Self shot, Cafÿ¿ÿ©, Food
    Flash
    Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red-eye Fix)
    Effective Flash Range 1.6' (0.5 m) - 14.7' (4.5 m) @ Auto ISO
    External Flash Connection No
    External Flash Control Not Applicable
    Performance
    Start-Up Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Shutter Lag Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Time Between Shots Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Burst Capability Continuous: 1fps to memory capacity
    High Speed: 2.5fps up to 3 frames
    Motion Capture: 7fps up to 20 frames at 1024x768
    Self Timer 2 seconds, 10 seconds, Double self timer (10 seconds & 2 seconds), Motion Timer
    Interval Recording No
    Date & Time Stamp Yes
    Memory & Power
    Built-in Memory 20MB
    Compatible Memory Cards Secure Digital (SD/SDHC)
    MultimediaCard (MMC/MMCPlus)
    Recording Capacity Includes 20MB Built-in Memory

    Still Image Capacity

    Super Fine Fine Normal
    10M 3 7 10
    9MP 4 8 11
    7MW 4 9 13
    7M 5 10 14
    5M 7 13 18
    3M 11 19 26
    1M 32 48 57
    Battery Type SLB-1137D (1100mAh)
    Power Adapter SAC-47 AC Adapter/Charger (included)
    Input/Output
    Computer Interface USB 2.0
    Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
    Remote Control Optional
    Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL)
    Web-Cam Capable No
    System & Software Requirements Windows System
    • Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP, Vista
    • Pentium II 450MHz processor (800MHz or faster recommended)
    • 128MB RAM (512MB recommended)
    • 200MB of available hard-disk space (1GB recommend)
    • USB port
    • CD-ROM drive
    • 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit color monitor (24-bit color display recommended)
    • DirectX 9.0 or later

    Macintosh System

    • Power Mac G3 or later
    • Mac OS X (10.1-10.4)
    • 256MB Available RAM
    • 110MB of available hard-disk space
    • USB port
    • CD-ROM drive
    Display
    Viewfinder No
    LCD Display 2.5" TFT color LCD (230,000 pixel)
    Language Options English, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Italian, S. Chinese, T. Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Thai, Bahasa (Malay/Indonesian), Arabic, Hungarian, Czech, Polish, Turkish
    Playback Options Single image, Thumbnails, Image Zoom (up to 10x), Multi Slide show (Slide show with Effect & Music), Image Edit (Resize, Rotate, Trimming, Color Effect (Normal, BW, Sepia, Red, Blue, Green, Negative, Custom Color, Color Filter, Add Noise, Shaded, Elegant), Image Adjust (Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Eye Fix, ACB)), Movie Editing (Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming)
    Physical
    Dimensions 3.8 x 2.4 x 0.8" (95 x 59 x 19mm)
    Weight 4.8 oz (133g) without battery
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