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Samsung ST77
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Samsung ST77 Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CCD Nov 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Don t let a lack of light spoil your photographs. The Samsung ST77 features an ultra-bright F2.5 lens that helps you to take stunning shots even in dark surroundings. With its high-resolution... More
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25 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Samsung is one of the superior camera brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Samsung also has good ratings for its compact cameras.

Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (wide)

At 0.8 meters, the Samsung ST77 has a quite big normal focusing range (wide) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the ST77. The normal focusing ranges (wide) of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the ST77 range from 0.01m to 0.8m, and the average normal focusing range (wide) is 0.43m.

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Quite Big Normal Focusing Range (tele)

The Samsung ST77 has one of the bigger normal focusing ranges (tele) (2.5 meters) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that are a similar age to the ST77 the normal focusing ranges (tele) range from 0.2m to 3.5m.

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CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 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.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Lexibook DJ028[plb_1876237_price], and the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video[plb_1829794_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Samsung ST77 supports video capability, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type which do not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras which support video capability and we think because of it's better review score, the D300s[pl_994_price], and the COOLPIX L23 + 4GB[pl_1643298_price] both from Nikon or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST77 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the ST77. Across all the compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the ST77 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x.

We compared all the other 5x digital zoom digital cameras to this camera and we think the SAMSUNG MV900F[pl_1519008_price], the 31F[pl_1609431_price], and the SAMSUNG DV300F[pl_1513072_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the A1455[pl_1772760_price] (5.7x and higher rated), the C1033[pl_1772798_price] (5.7x and higher rated), or the C1233[pl_1772801_price] (5.7x and higher rated) all from GE.

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Quite High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The Samsung ST77 has a fairly high megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 16.1MP cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price], the Sony DSC-W580B[plb_1620659_price], or the Casio Exilim EX-ZR200[plb_370973_price].

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP and higher rated), the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price] (16.2MP and higher rated), or the Leica X2[plb_2496546_price] (16.2MP and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Samsung ST77 has an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the GE C1440W[plb_1772806_price], or the Casio EX-ZR700[plb_1722253_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the Samsung ST77 has a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], or the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price].

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Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung ST77 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a similar age to the ST77. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras of this type and age range from 0.097kg to 180kg. The Samsung ST77 is one of the lighter digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (only 0.101 kilograms) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Samsung ST77 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Samsung digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of a similar age and spec to the ST77. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the ST77 take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Samsung ST77 which takes 500 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Samsung ST77 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Samsung digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The best still image resolution of all compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ST77 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Fairly High Playback Zoom (max)

With a playback zoom (max) of 14.4 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST77 has one of the higher playback zoom (max)s amongst digital cameras of this age. Comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ST77 have playback zoom (max)s of between 1x and 16x.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras of this type and age.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung ST77 is more than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds EXIF are also supported by this digital camera.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of only 4 seconds, the Samsung ST77 has a quite short flash recharging time compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the ST77. The shortest flash recharging time of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.0005s, the longest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 6.2s.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Samsung ST77 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Samsung camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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TFT Display

The Samsung ST77 has a TFT display which is better than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ST77 the display ranges from LCD to AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.5, the Samsung ST77 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ST77 the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 80, the Samsung ST77 has one of the smaller ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Light

With a weight of only 101 grams, the Samsung ST77 is quite light compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ST77. The average weight of cameras of a similar age and type to the ST77 is 170g.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Chip.de and parentesis.com this Samsung digital camera has an overall expert rating of 60 out of 100. The camera expert review sites aren't convinced by this camera.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the ST77 do not support Full HD video. The Samsung ST77 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video which you might also want to look at including the X10[pl_1150_price], or the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm or the Olympus XZ-2[plb_1716567_price].

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Samsung ST77 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ST77. The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the ST77 is 1", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

There are a number of alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-S2[plb_1680252_price], or the Samsung PL80[plb_1412394_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the SAMSUNG ST200F[pl_1682904_price] (3" and higher rated), or the WB350F[pl_2134241_price] (3" and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Canon PowerShot N2[plb_2697704_price] (2.8" and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ST77, the Samsung ST77 does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the ST200[pl_378406_price], or the SAMSUNG ST200F[pl_1682904_price] both from Samsung or the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the ST77, the Samsung ST77 is not 3D.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most cameras of a comparable type and age to the ST77 do not have a GPS (satellite). The Samsung ST77 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Lumix DMC-TZ61[pl_2226969_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ41[pl_2149949_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung ST77 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the ST77 are also not waterproof.

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Only Has One Shooting Modes

The Samsung ST77 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the ST77.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of compact cameras that are a similar age to the ST77 is 29GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. With a maximum memory card size of only 8 gigabytes, the Samsung ST77 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the ST77 is 18mm and the longest is 1,000mm. At only 125 millimeters, the Samsung ST77 has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ST77.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ST77

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Samsung digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST77 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared this camera to all the other 5x optical zoom cameras and we think the Samsung ST100[plb_1426104_price], and the Canon A3400 IS[plb_1265500_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Coolpix S2750[pl_2334073_price] (6x and higher rated), or the Coolpix S5200[pl_1873851_price] (6x and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (6x and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Album Organization
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Mac Compatibility
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Weight
Interface
Face Detection
Compatible Operating Systems
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
On/off Switch
Panorama
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum System Requirements
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(5)
21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,4 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 2,7 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1280 x 720 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki...

La apertura del lente de 2.5 permite que le entre ms luz al sensor as que puedes fotografiar hasta en condiciones muy oscuras
No cuenta con una salida HDMI para conectar la cmara a una tele de alta definicin
No graba video en Full HD
13 June 2012

Si buscas una cámara convencional, de diseño sencillo pero con funciones útiles para fotografiar todo tipo de escena, esta Samsung es para ti. No requiere de muchos conocimientos técnicos ya...

29 April 2013

Mit Abmessungen von 90 * 53 * 17 Millimetern und einem Gewicht von nur 117 Gramm ist die Samsung ST77 wirklich äußerst kompakt. Die maximale Bildauflösung beträgt 15,9 Megapixel, Videos... Read more…

7 March 2013

Dass es sich bei der Samsung um eine lifestyle-betonte Kompaktkamera für Einsteiger handelt, merkt man schon an der Farbgebung: Die ST77 ist in den Gehäusefarben Schwarz, Silber, Rot, Violett... Read more…

13 May 2012

Die Samsung ST77 ist eine ständige Begleiterin, mit der es auch Spaß macht zu fotografieren. Bei gutem Licht mit niedriger Empfindlichkeit stimmt auch die Bildqualität...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung 161, samsung 161m, ecst77zzbpbe1, ecst77zzbple1, samsung 161mp, samsung ecst77, samsung ecst77z, samsung ecst77zz, samsung ecst77zzf, samsung ecst77zzfp, samsung ecst77zzfpb, samsung ecst77zzfpbp
Barcodes 03610170849186, 03610170849926, 03610170850281, 08806071832708, 08806071843995, 08806071846576, 08806071847450, 08806071856667, 08806071890975, 08806071891118, 08806071899374, 08806071899428, 08806071932750, 08806071963662, 08806071963679, 08806071972688, 08806071972718, 08806085034280, 08806085034297

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