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Samsung ST30 review

Samsung ventures into the world of miniature with the ST30

Sensor: 10.13 megapixel 1/3 inch CCD
Lens: Samsung 3x optical zoom lens (28-84mm)
Memory: MicroSD
Viewfinder: none
LCD Screen: 2.4 inch TFT LCD 112k dots
Video resolution: 640 x 480 AVI (MJPEG)
ISO range: ISO 80-3200
Focus modes: Centre AF, Multi AF, Face detection AF
Max burst rate: 6 fps (reduced image size)
Shutter speeds: 1/8 – 1/4000 sec (max 8 sec in night shot mode)
Weight: 86.5g (excl. battery and card)
Dimensions: 82 x 51.9 x 16.9mm
Power supply: Lithium Ion battery

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution640 x 480
Effective Camera Resolution10.1 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyST
Image StabilizationElectronic
ColourSilver
Optical Zoom3x
Digital Zoom3x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesFace Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Smart Capture
Screen Size6.1 cm (2.4")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)86.5 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Minimum Focus Distance50 mm
Maximum Image Resolution3648 x 2736
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution10.4 Megapixel
HD Movie ModeNo
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card
Height51.9 mm
Width82 mm
Depth16.9 mm
Autofocus Points9
Product SeriesST
Focal Length4.10 mm to 12.30 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelST30
Product NameST30 Compact Camera
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-ST30ZZBPSGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

The ST30 digital camera might be the world smallest zoom camera, but it is also a very chic personal accessory that is bound to earn you some fashion points. Within the slim frame, that is perfect sized for travelling about, it features all the necessary extras like Smart Auto for scene recognition and picture perfect for adding those final touches. To keep all your fantastic shots in order, it comes with a very handy and built-in Smart Album. And with a choice of five colours, it is sure to grab you plenty of attention.

Battery Life200 Shot/1.67 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • ST30 Compact Camera
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Strap
  • User Manual CD-ROM
  • Quick Start Manual
Display Resolution112000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone