Samsung ST50 reviews and prices: Compact camera

48 customer reviews

This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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9.1 out of 10 based on 48 reviews.
Samsung ST50: 12.2 MP (Megapixels), 3x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Yes image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description
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millie, liverpool Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
small and compact easy to use picture quality very good, I bought it for my daughter for christmas she is delighted with it.
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Nov 2010

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great camera cant fault it, took it with us on holiday and used it for the first time with no problems!
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Nov 2010

john, winnersh,wokingham Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
i am actually disabled, and only have the use of one arm, i need a small camera, so i can hold up and press the buttons and this camera is perfect for me,
Bad points:
the thing i find a bit frustrating iswhen you use the timer button, and you want to use it again you have to set it all up again,
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 6.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Nov 2010

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Its slow sometimes taking pictures and when flicking between photos you have taken
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Nov 2010

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Slim, neat and easily carried about. Picture quality v good and worth every penny.
Bad points:
Cost of case over priced. purchased an alternative
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 05 Sep 2010

Laura, Hull Point & shoot

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Very easy to use, small and compact, with good picture quality!
Bad points:
Not found any yet.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Nov 2010

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Great looking camera,easy to use and value for money.....
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Nov 2010

This Samsung ST50 is reviewed on TechRadar

This Samsung ST50 is reviewed on Pocket Lint

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 4000x3000
Optical zoom ratio 3
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Digital zoom ratio 5
Type of image stabiliser Electronic
Type of image stabiliser Yes
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Multi
Colour Silver
Colour Red
Colour Black
Media format SD Card
Media format SDHC Card
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 121.4
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1500
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/8
Waterproof No
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 55.7x94.2x14.2
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f3-5.6
In-built memory (Megabytes) 34
Release date 2009-04-07
Height in mm 55.7
Width in mm 94.2
Depth in mm 14.2
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 105
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 35

Also known as: SAMSUNG, ST-50, Samsung ECST50, ST50

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Manufacturer's Description

The award winning ultra slim ST50 is certainly a head-turner with it’s sleek brushed stainless steel exterior. With Samsung’s latest technology inside, “Smart Auto” advanced scene recognition and in-camera digital contents management, the ST50 is not just pretty – its pretty clever.

Smart Auto Mode
This mode uses extremely clever technology to assess the type of photo you are taking and then optimise the camera automatically to ensure the best results possible are achieved. All this in less than the blink of an eye…

Digital Image Stabilisation
DIS makes thousands of adjustments a second, enabling you to take ultra clear images without blur – even in low light conditions…

Face Detection
Each time you click, your camera automatically recognises if there is a face in the shot. It then optimises the focus and brightness of up to nine faces for stunning, natural looking portraits…

Blink Detection
The Blink Detection function detects when a subjects eyes are closed; this feature triggers the camera to automatically take three shots in order to capture the eyes open…

Beauty Shot
The Beauty Shot function uses face detection technology to retouch the facial skin to appear brighter and to give the impression of a smoother skin tone. This can be done either while shooting or during playback…

Smile Detection
Smile Detection ensures that no happy moments are missed by taking the shot automatically when smiles are detected…

Advanced Movie Mode
Your Samsung Camera records high-quality videos using high compression MPEG4, MJPEG or HDMI technology. With a wider screen view and clearer quality, Movie Mode allows you to easily shoot footage of unforgettable moments…

Smart Album
Find your images quicker. Automatic classification of your images helps you search through all your pictures by simple categories, such as time/date, subject, colour or even by your favourite face…

Frame guide
Frame Guide allows you to set up a shot you want to be in. Set the right distance and angle, give your camera to someone else, get in shot and they can take the picture you want…

Li-on Battery, in camera charging system
Charge the battery inside the camera from a standard electrical socket or alternatively straight from a USB port connected to your computer. No need for additional charger and greater user flexibility…


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