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Samsung ST95 review

Happy snappy fun with this unique looking camera from Samsung

Samsung st95

The Samsung ST95 is a solid little camera. It feels a little weighty, which is nice, and the controls are all placed well for easy access. You may find that your thumb will stray onto the screen without you noticing from time to time especially if you have large hands though.

Moveable parts such as the lens and battery door have a little play in them, but they're not weak. The latter also has a lock on it so it doesn't get opened accidentally.

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The ST95 takes a dedicated lithium ion battery that comes supplied in the box with a charging cable and plug. Charging is internal so the camera will charge from a computer (or mains) while it's downloading the pictures.

With the standard menu layout, coupled with the spacious area on the back and touchscreen, the ST95 is a very easy camera to use. The ST95 comes with a touchscreen stylus for precise use of the screen and it's advisable to use it. We found that using using a finger led to random modes being accessed and trying to scroll through the menu is more difficult without it.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
TouchscreenYes
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyST
Image StabilizationElectronic
ColourSilver
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom5x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesFace Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Blink Detection
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)106.9 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Flash Memory Capacity10 MB
Minimum Focus Distance50 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution16.4 Megapixel
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card
Height53.1 mm
Width91.9 mm
Depth17 mm
Autofocus Points9
Product SeriesST
Focal Length4.70 mm to 23.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV, AAC
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelST95
Product NameST95 Compact Camera
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-ST95ZZBPSGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

With a choice of five fantastic colours, the Samsung ST95 is ready to change the way you view your compact camera. It is as much a stylish accessory as it is a brilliant digital camera. Featuring 5x optical zoom, 26mm wide angle lens and HD movies, you'll be amazed that it all fits within an ultra slim casing. It also features Smart Auto 2.0 and Magic Frame for extra clarity, fun and creativity. So, enjoy looking very sophisticated while capturing life's best moments in both picture and video.

Battery Life200 Shot/1.33 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • ST95 Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Touch Pen
  • User Manual CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Manual
  • Strap
Display Resolution230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker