Samsung ST93 review

Stylish 16.1MP compact camera with 5x optical zoom

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Samsung st93 review

Metering on the ST93 is overall good, although it has struggled to cope with the bright sunlight in the corner of this image.

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Samsung st93 review

The ST93 is capable of producing panoramas by sweeping the camera across a scene and stitching the resulting images together in the camera itself.

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Colours on the ST93 are represented well, being punchy without being overly vibrant.

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Macro focusing on the ST93 is pretty quick and accurate, making close-up images easy to produce.

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Edges are well defined on images from the ST93, with bright whites and dark blacks.

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Chromatic aberration is relatively minimal on the ST93.

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A number of art filters are available on the ST93, including this "Vignetting" which darkens the corners of the image and creates a "Lomo" style effect.

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An example of the "Negative" art filter.

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Half tone dot is another art filter that creates an image out of lots of dots, this works well where there are large expanses of colour in a scene.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyST
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card
Image StabilizationOptical, Digital
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom5x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesBlink Detection, Smile Detection, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Smart Capture
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)95 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height54.8 mm
Width89.6 mm
Depth17.5 mm
Product SeriesST
Focal Length4.70 mm to 23.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelST93
Product NameST93 Compact Camera
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-ST93ZZBPBGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Boasting a remarkable 16.1 megapixels, the slim, stylish ST93 delivers unforgettable photos with all the attention-grabbing details. You'll get everyone in the shot with the 26mm wide-angle lens and get even closer to faraway subjects with the 5x optical zoom. Capture all your memories in the same high quality you come to trust from Samsung.

Package Contents
  • ST93 Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • Quick Start Manual
  • User Manual CD-ROM
Limited Warranty1 Year