The Digimax S800 is a high-resolution digital camera that is equipped with a true-color filtered 8.1 mega-pixel CCD. You can use the Digimax S800 to produce even better images and take detailed photos for printing up to poster size. In addition, the Digimax S800 has a 3x optical and 5x digital zoom giving 15x total zoom when combined.The Digimax S800 has a large 2.4"LCD for improved contrast and color reproduction, allowing you to enjoy a wider and clearer image.The Digimax S800 has some intriguing special effect functions - including Highlight, Photo Frame, and Composite Shot - that give you unique, and sometimes amusing, shooting experiences beyond conventional picture-taking. You can access each of these special effects with just one touch of the "E" button.When it is set to Auto Mode, the Digimax S800 automatically adjusts the shooting distance and focus from between 5cm to infinity, helping the picture taker to get better pictures more easily. The user does not need to activate the Macro function separately in order to take pictures as close as 5cm.The powerful video capability of the Digimax S800 delivers a "Camcorder like" experience. For a more enhanced movie shooting experience, the Digimax S800 uses MPEG-4, the high-compression high-quality video format, which can record for up to 3 - 4 times longer than the traditional video formats used in many other digital cameras. With powerful video recording in VGA (640 x 480) at 30fps, it provides a wider screen view and clearer video quality. These movies can even be viewed on the TV.The Digimax S800 has a Movies Stabilizer function, which helps maintain steady recording of a subject by means of automatic detection and correction of lateral and vertical camera movements of the camera.The Successive Recording function of the Digimax S800, which is based on exclusive Samsung technology, allows you to pause and resume video recording as desired and merge those multiple movie into a single file.For easier editing of movies, the Digimax S800 allows you to select and save only the desired part into a new file during playback, on the camera. The Digimax S800 also allows you to capture a still image during video playback.The family-friendly mode dial - with Night, Portrait and Children modes - makes it easier to get great shots of the family by giving in stand access to the appropriate mode for each individual situation. Children mode, with its open aperture and fast shutter speeds, lets you 'freeze' children in fast moving action shots. Night mode automatically uses the slow synchronization function to help you get clearer and brighter pictures at night. When using Portrait mode, you get more pleasing people pictures with improved red-eye reduction.The Digimax S800's print button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the S800 to any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the illuminated print button and print! Also use the button to transfer images directly to a computer.