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Samsung ST93 review

Stylish 16.1MP compact camera with 5x optical zoom

As part of our image quality testing for the Samsung ST93, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Samsung ST93 is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 100
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 100

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 80
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 80

ISO 80, score: 16 (see full image)

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 100
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 100

ISO 100, score: 20 (see full image)

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 200
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 200

ISO 200, score: 18 (see full image)

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 400
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 400

ISO 400, score: 18 (see full image)

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 800
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 800

ISO 800, score: 16 (see full image)

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 1600
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 1600

ISO 1600, score: 16 (see full image)

Samsung st93 review  resolution iso 3200
Samsung st93 review: resolution iso 3200

ISO 3200, score: 16 (see full image)

Follow this link for a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyST
Image StabilizationOptical, Electronic
ColourBlack
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom5x
Brand NameSamsung
FeaturesBlink Detection, Smile Detection, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Smart Capture
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)95 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
Flash Memory Capacity12 MB
Minimum Focus Distance50 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
Total Camera Resolution16.4 Megapixel
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD Card, microSDHC Card
Height54.8 mm
Width89.6 mm
Depth17.5 mm
Autofocus Points9
Product SeriesST
Focal Length4.70 mm to 23.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerSamsung
Product ModelST93
Product NameST93 Compact Camera
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberEC-ST93ZZBPBGB
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.samsung.com/uk/
Marketing Information

Boasting a remarkable 16.1 megapixels, the slim, stylish ST93 delivers unforgettable photos with all the attention-grabbing details. You'll get everyone in the shot with the 26mm wide-angle lens and get even closer to faraway subjects with the 5x optical zoom. Capture all your memories in the same high quality you come to trust from Samsung.

Battery Life200 Shot/1.67 Hour Video
Package Contents
  • ST93 Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • Quick Start Manual
  • User Manual CD-ROM
Display Resolution230000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker