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Samsung SAMSUNG ST96

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact camera with average features
Compact 14.6MP 5x Yes Apr 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 number 798 across all digital cameras.
84
7 Reviews + 1 Award
43
Average Features
30
4 Years Old
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has not bad expert reviews and excellent user reviews with an average overall rating of 84%. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Samsung digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
The SAMSUNG ST96 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Does not support Wi-Fi
Very small internal memory

Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 Video Reviews


How Big is the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96?

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 is 90mm wide and 55mm tall. It is 18.7mm deep and weighs 110g.

Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 front dimensions

Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 size in context

Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Samsung camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Ephotozine and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this camera is 75 out of 100.

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Samsung Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,711 user and expert reviews (including 1,798 verified purchases) for Samsung digital cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings. We also found that Samsung has very good ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the SAMSUNG ST96 of 14.6MP is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST96's optical zoom of 5x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST96's minimum aperture number of 3.3 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SAMSUNG ST96 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SAMSUNG ST96 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Very Light

The weight of the SAMSUNG ST96 of only 110g is quite light compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the SAMSUNG ST96 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The SAMSUNG ST96's internal memory of only 16MB is fairly small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 20% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB.

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Features Album Organization

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 features album organization, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not feature album organization.

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Average Display Diagonal

The SAMSUNG ST96's display diagonal of 2.7" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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4320 X 3240 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 is 4320 x 3240 pixels. That's 12% lower still image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports still image resolutions of 4320 x 2880 pixels, 4320 x 2432 pixels, 3648 x 2736 pixels plus 4 more values. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 384 x 480 pixels and the best is 6016 x 4016 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The SAMSUNG ST96 does not have a video out, although keep in mind that 100% of digital cameras also do not have a video out.

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Average Digital Zoom

The SAMSUNG ST96's digital zoom of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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3D

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST96 is 3D. 90% of digital cameras are not 3D.

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Quite Low Playback Zoom (max)

Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x. The playback zoom (max) of the SAMSUNG ST96 of only 9.3x is fairly low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Date Imprinting

The SAMSUNG ST96 features date imprinting. 93% of digital cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SAMSUNG ST96 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The SAMSUNG ST96 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The SAMSUNG ST96 supports Full HD video, unlike 75% of cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecst96zzbpbgb
Barcodes 08806071587639, 08806071592138, 08806071599809, 08806071623030

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