3.5 out of 10 based on 92 reviews

Samsung NV24HD

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    8.5 8.5 from 62 reviewers
  • Expert Score (14)
    6.9 6.9 from 14 reviewers
  • Design (5)
    4.1 4.1 from 5 reviewers
  • Value for money (4)
    3.6 3.6 from 4 reviewers
  • Ease of use (5)
    3.6 3.6 from 5 reviewers
  • Picture quality (5)
    3.8 3.8 from 5 reviewers
  • Durability (3)
    3.6 3.6 from 3 reviewers
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail

    D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
    16 June 2009

    The new NV24HD boasts a lens starting at 24mm that will appeal to anyone who goes nightclubbing and wants to get their mates in the picture. But will it suit you and me? The lens is a Schneider 3.6x wide-angle zoom, ranging from the equivalent of 24mm through to 86mm. Read more

    • A screen to die for
  2. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    6.5/10
    22 June 2009

    The Samsung NV24HD compact digital camera is a good option if you want a model that can capture decent still photos across a range of modes, average video, as well as providing direct access to most manual settings. Read more

    • Easy access to menu functions, wide angle lens, dedicated dial for colour modes
    • Images are muddy, poor low light performance, some discolouration in dark grey tones
  3. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    7.0/10
    6 April 2008

    With its sleek design and interesting control scheme, as well as a few nifty features, the Samsung NV24HD is a fairly solid compact camera. Read more

    • HD video recording, stylish design, low chromatic aberration, unusual but cool controls
    • Some under-sharpening, colours a little inaccurate, controls can be fiddly at times
  • User Reviews

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  • WikiFreak Description

Samsung NV24HD

The Samsung NV24HD is a compact 10.2-megapixels digital camera with a wide angle 24mm, 3.6x optical zoom lens (28mm-86.5mm), 2.5-inch screen, Samsung’s image processor technology called DRIM engine that allows the camera to capture High Definition photos and movies plus other functions such as face detection, smile shot, blink detection, HD-quality 720p resolution movies at 30fps, and optical image stabilizer.

Features

The Samsung NV24HD comes with a 10.2-megapixels CCD sensor …

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Samsung NV24HD

The Samsung NV24HD is a compact 10.2-megapixels digital camera with a wide angle 24mm, 3.6x optical zoom lens (28mm-86.5mm), 2.5-inch screen, Samsung’s image processor technology called DRIM engine that allows the camera to capture High Definition photos and movies plus other functions such as face detection, smile shot, blink detection, HD-quality 720p resolution movies at 30fps, and optical image stabilizer.

Features

The Samsung NV24HD comes with a 10.2-megapixels CCD sensor with a wide angle 24mm, 3.6x optical zoom lens (28mm-86.5mm) and is powered by Samsung’s DRIM's advanced image processing engine, which processes data-rich picture information at high speeds and reduces picture noise in the RAW data stage before image JPEG conversion. The device supports JPEG file format, WAV and MPEG4 for movie format. It also features a 2.5-inch AMOLED screen with 230,000-pixels resolution and 180° viewing angle, enhanced colour reproduction, ultra-high contrast ratio, and quick near-zero millisecond response time plus it also reduces the glare from sunlight or lighting condition. The NV24HD is designed with Dual Image Stabilization to eliminate blur images caused by camera shake and delivers clear images even under difficult lighting situations. It also integrates with lens shifting mechanisms of Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) with the algorithms of Digital Image Stabilization (DIS), Dual Image Stabilization to correct even of a small shake. The NV24HD has a built-in Face Detection technology that detects up to nine different faces. In addition to automatically adjusting focus and brightness, this feature also senses and removes red-eye plus the Smile Shot mode that automatically detects a smiling face and shooting automatically when the subject laughs and smiles. It is also fitted with the new Samsung’s Blink Detection technology, prohibits user from taking picture while the subject eyes closed. If the camera detects that the subject is blinking before the picture is taken, it automatically takes three shots in rapid succession to capture a picture while the eye is open. A special red-eye fix algorithm on the camera automatically eliminates red-eye during image payback, or by setting the camera automatically to detect and eliminate red-eye from every shots taken. The device also has a Smart Touch user interface for accessing menu functions and reviewing images with unique touch-sensitive system. It also has the ability to record HD movies of 720p resolution at 30ftps combined with a new video compression technology of H.264 compression format. The NV24HD provides shutter speeds of up to 15-1/1500 of a second with predictive continuous auto-focusing enabling quick focus and capture fast-moving subjects with minimal shutter lag. The AF area selection for the device includes Face detection, 9 area Multi-Point AF and Centre AF area. The NV24HD supports a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, AV output (NTSC/PAL), DC input and for storage capabilities, the device supports SD/SDHC, MMC, MMC+, HC MMC+ memory card and also has an internal memory of 20MBytes. The device is also compatible with Pictbridge 1.0, Print Order Mark 1.1 (DPOF), Exif Print 2.21 for printing capability with Microsoft 2000, XP and Vista, Macintosh OS 9.1/9.2/OS X (10.1-10.5). It is powered by the Lithium-ion (SLB-1137D, 1100 mAh) rechargeable battery and when fully charged, it is sufficient to power the device up to 300 shots (under CIPA conditions). It measures at 61mm in height, 99mm in width, 19mm in depth and 195g in weight (including battery).

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