Professional photography is a very common job and is also very popular as a hobby. There are now a lot of art students that use cameras in their work too, usually to capture unique views in order to get the most interesting picture. This group of photographers will be very interested in the new camera from Samsung, the MV800, thought to be the world’s first flip-up screen compact camera.
The adjustable screen makes the ‘Mulitview’ camera perfect for catching those unusual angles. It is a 3” wide-screen LCD touchscreen display; capable of being maneuvered 180 degrees. The MV800 is also a very slim digital device designed to be part of Samsung’s ‘2 View’ camera line up which feature displays on the front and back of them.
The camera is also bragging some other impressive specs, including a 5x optical zoom lens with 26 mm wide-angle and a 16.1 megapixel sensor for those high resolution shots. It is also capable of capturing HD video up to 720p.Perhaps the most interesting feature though is the Live Panorama function. It enables users to capture a wide angle image by simply sweeping the MV800 across a scene.
Another interesting feature is the Pose Guide function which provides a line drawing on the screen that suggests where to position users of the camera. According to TechRadar there is also a feature that allows users to perfect a portrait by editing it called Beauty Shot. If you’re interested in Samsung’s MV800 and all these features, they can be yours around mid-September in the UK for around £249.
Check out more details by clicking the link above where you will find out what else was revealed by Samsung at IFA 2011. Will you be using this multiview compact camera to capture your unique angles?