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Samsung ES71 Digital Camera

12.2MP 5x CCD 4x Feb 2010
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
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22 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Samsung camera rated it as 84%.

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Five years ago Davy Ni mentioned on Amazon “This was a great camera for the price” in their review of the Samsung ES71. In the same month Kaz, Cheshire mentioned in their review “All in all this is a great camera! Good value for money” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Loopyloz01 wrote on Amazon “Amazing Value” in their review.

Two Samsung ES71 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Drjawor said five years ago “Recommend if anyone wants cheap camera” in their review of the Samsung ES71. Jeanie mentioned on Amazon “Great bargain too!”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Five years ago Gemma Payne mentioned on Amazon “My old 6 megapixel camera produces better pictures than this 12 megapixel one”. Kaz, Cheshire gave the Samsung ES71 a score of 4 stars and wrote in their Samsung ES71 review “It had a good image”. Lucy. M said in their review of the Samsung ES71 five years ago “The best thing about this camera for me is the pictures it takes which are great” .

Easy to Use

A few customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Cr wrote on Amazon “Lovely pictures easy to use and well marked for begnners like me” in their review of the Samsung ES71 and rated this digital camera as excellent. Gaffer wrote “It is very easy to use and compact so it just fits in a pocket.I have found that i cannot get a lead to go into my PC.” in their review of the Samsung ES71. Jeanie wrote “So far it has taken great pictures and is easy to use” in her review of this digital camera.

Good Product Quality

A few Samsung ES71 owners concluded that the product was good quality. Davy Ni gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera five years ago “Gives really good quality pictures”. Also five years ago Drjawor mentioned in their review on Amazon “Takes pictures of pretty good quality”. Mr. Paul F. Gruber mentioned “High quality light weight camera” in his review of the Samsung ES71.

Good Quality Lens

A few Samsung ES71 reviewers agreed that it had a good zoom. Kaz, Cheshire said on Amazon five years ago “Would have prefered a better zoom”. Lucy. M gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of the Samsung ES71 “The zoom is quite good.”. S. Millson wrote “Has a great zoom range and a rechargeable battery” but in spite of that they only rated the product 20 out of 100.

Good Size

Two Samsung ES71 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Davy Ni said on Amazon “Is really hand for a night out as it is small and compact” in their review of this digital camera. One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was a good weight.

Good Battery Life

Several Samsung ES71 reviewers thought the Samsung ES71 had a good battery life. Mr. Paul F. Gruber said “Lithium battery so easy to rechage”. Rh scored the product 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The lithium battery is the most useful thing, on a full charge we can probably take twice as many photos as with normal batteries with the old camera”.

One customer who bought it thought it was quick to charge. Six years ago Twiga said “This little camera is brilliant! Easy to use, easy to charge and produces great results too”.

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Nice Design

A number of customers said that it was good looking. Loopyloz01 scored the product 80 out of 100 and said in their review on Amazon “It is beautifully made, metal bodied”.

Good Technical Features

Some Samsung ES71 owners who bought the product considered that it had good features. Lucy. M wrote on Amazon “The features are good and that is why overall I think it deserves a 4 star rating”. Six years ago Rh scored the Samsung ES71 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Plenty of useful features, including a USB plug to charge it with”.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

On average Samsung compact camera digital cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all digital cameras manufactured by Samsung.

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Good Connectivity

One person concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections.

Good Video Capture

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording. S. Millson mentioned five years ago “Its only redeeming feature was that videos were quite good!” .

Robust

One Samsung ES71 owner said in their reviews that it was reliable. A Harding rated it 80 out of 100 and said last year “Simple to use and totally reliable” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people said in their reviews that it had a good screen. Gemma Payne wrote in her review of the Samsung ES71 on Amazon “Also the picture quality is bad - it looks ok on the screen”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of this age and type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

Alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price].

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an mmc|sd|sdhc memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this Samsung camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the Sony DSC-WX50[plb_2154757_price] (MS Duo|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Canon PowerShot N100[plb_2118439_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the ES71, the Samsung ES71 supports video recording.

We compared all the other cameras which support video recording to this digital camera and we think the FinePix X10[pl_1150_price], and the FinePix JX500[pl_1672380_price] both from Fujifilm or the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Samsung ES71 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ES71.

There are a number of alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the ES71, the Samsung ES71 has a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Five Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung ES71 is more than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this digital camera. The image formats JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 and A are also supported by this camera.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Samsung ES71 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ES71. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this Samsung camera.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Small Optical Zoom

When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ES71 that we have checked the optical zoom of, the Samsung ES71's optical zoom of only 3 times zoom factor is one of the smallest. The optical zooms of similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the ES71 range from 2.7x to 63x.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (3.3x), or the Sony DSC-RX100[plb_2319255_price] (3.6x) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung ES71 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the ES71 also do not support Full HD video.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support Full HD video including the Exilim EX-ZR700[pl_1722253_price], or the Exilim EX-ZR400[pl_1892885_price] both from Casio or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price].

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Quite Small Screen Size

At only 2.7 inches, the Samsung ES71 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The screen sizes of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ES71 range from 1" to 4.8".

Alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 105 IS[plb_377573_price], or the Nikon Coolpix 3100[plb_162310_price].

Cameras with a larger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot N[plb_1478196_price] (2.8"), or the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (2.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most cameras of this type and age do not support WiFi connectivity. The Samsung ES71 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared all the other cameras which also support WiFi connectivity to this digital camera and we think the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung ES71 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ES71 are also not 3D compatible.

Cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36[plb_1725803_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of this type and age do not have a GPS. The Samsung ES71 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2[plb_2711451_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung ES71 is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The Samsung ES71 has a maximum optical sensor size of 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than a 1/2.3"" camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years the optical sensor size ranges from 1/2.5"" (worst) to 2/3"" (best).

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The Samsung ES71 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Flash Off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 330MB. With an internal memory of only 9.9 megabytes, the Samsung ES71 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the ES71.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Samsung ES71 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution. The best video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ES71 is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. The Samsung ES71 has a quite small maximum memory card size (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

At only 230,000 pixels, the Samsung ES71 has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the ES71. The average display resolution of cameras of this age and type is 400,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The Samsung ES71 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on cameras of this age and spec. The playback modes "single image", "slide show" and "thumbnails" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The Samsung ES71 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the ES71. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Incandescent" are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly High Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement

The Samsung ES71 has a fairly high minimum hard disk space requirement (250 megabytes) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum hard disk spaces requirement of between 25MB and 2.1GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ES71

Released Over Six Years Ago

Samsung released the ES71 over six years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Samsung ES71 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the ES71.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS[pl_651755_price], or the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price] both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S6150[plb_1147112_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 12.2 megapixels, the Samsung ES71 has a fairly standard megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ES71.

We compared all the other 12.2MP cameras to this camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix S5100[plb_1308_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 119.1 grams, the Samsung ES71 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the ES71.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
ISO Speed
Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Recording
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Display
Screen Size
Display
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Camera
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Interface
Dimension
Focal Length
Digital SLR
Special Features

User Reviews

(21)
Reviewed 1 February 2015 by A Harding
(Verified Purchase)

Still going strong after 4 years regular use. Simple to use and totally reliable.

Reviewed 13 June 2013 by CR
(Verified Purchase)

This is a fab little camera. Lovely pictures easy to use and well marked for begnners like me. i would recommed.

Reviewed 13 December 2011 by Davy Ni

This was a great camera for the price. Gives really good quality pictures. Would recommmend it for anyone. Is really hand for a night out as it is small and compact.

Reviewed 4 November 2011 by Racheld
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this as a birthday present for my daughter. I did some research in local shops so I could see what I was getting. This is actually far better than my own camera and cost less and tend to... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2011 by Lucy. M "LUCY Xxx"

I think that this is a good camera and takes high quality pictures, unfortunately for me I find the battery doesn't last long even when I use rechargeable ones which are recommended. The camera is... Read more…

Reviewed 20 May 2011 by DRJAWOR

I am happy with this camera. It is worth its price. takes pictures of pretty good quality. recommend if anyone wants cheap camera.

Reviewed 16 April 2011 by Margieb

Love this camera, being a novice i find it very easy to use.the close up shots are very clear, much better than icould have hoped, for would defo recomend for people like me that are not used to... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2011 by Westy

First one I had of these had a fault after only 2 months as black lines and marks appeared on the back screen so I had to have a replacement. Does not feel to be very robust.

Reviewed 12 March 2011 by Mum "mum"

Great little camera, easy to use, does have a very short lead but no problems with a laptop. Only annoying thing is that there is no backlight on screen so difficult to see what you are... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2011 by Gemma Payne "Gem" | 2 Comments

I got this as a Christmas present (in 2010) and so far it's been terrible. I've got an old Samsung camera which is really good, good picture quality so I asked for another Samsung camera as my... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers eces71zzbdpe1, eces71zzbppgb, eces71zzbdse1, EC-ES71ZZBPPGB
Barcodes 05052179191282, 05052461666320, 08806386939598, 08806386939604, 08806386939611, 08806386940563, 08806386940617, 08806386944844, 08806386944851, 08806386944882

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