Samsung ST95 Review

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Review posted 09/21/2011

Quick Take
Pros
  • Smart Auto 2.0 performs well, allowing you to simply point-n-shoot
  • Excellent 720p HD video capture
  • Great overall image quality
  • Easy to use 3.0-inch touch screen LCD
  • Versatile 5x optical zoom lens
  • Good battery life
Cons
  • No optical image stabilization
  • Image noise in low-light, shadow areas
  • No dedicated video recording button
  • Very short flash range
Bottom Line
Samsung's ST95 ultra-compact is one of the smallest and easiest to use entry-level digicams on the market. It comes loaded with a 16-megapixel imaging sensor, 3.0-inch Touch LCD, and great image quality for its class. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
ST95_F_B_Global.jpgThe Samsung ST95 is an aggressively priced touchscreen digital camera that utilizes a 16-megapixel 1/2.3" image sensor, a 26mm Wide 5x optical zoom Lens, and a 3.0-inch touchscreen display to control all the camera's functions similar to an iPhone.  The camera also shoots 720p HD video using the H.264 codec for longer recording.  In addition, it comes with the standard array of "Smart" features including filters, an album function and automatic correction when shooting.  

Samsung ST95 features include:

  • 16-megapixel 1/2.3" CCD sensor
  • 3.0" Touch Screen LCD  (Smart Touch 3.0)
  • 5x Wide-angle lens  26 - 130mm (35mm equivalent)
  • Smart Auto 2.0
  • Smart Filter
  • Smart Album
  • 720p HD video (H.264)
  • 16 landscape and portrait modes
  • 17mm Thick
  • USB 2.0 High Speed Connection
  • Lithium-ion rechargeable battery

The Samsung ST95 comes in either black or silver, with a MSRP of $179.99 US.  See our buy boxes below for the most current pricing online.


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