Visit our Business Solutions website >>

Samsung L730

alaTest has collected and analyzed 127 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and value for money. The performance and usability also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the battery, while the connectivity and color get negative opinions.

image quality, usability, performance, value for money, design

color, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung L730 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

See all Samsung Digital Compact Cameras

Review analysis

(Based on 127 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 13 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews
Showing 1 - 10 of 13 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (65)

Consumer review by:

Owners Opinion: Samsung L730 (Renato Cataldo, 29 Dec 07)


I purchased two of these as gifts for family members when the price hit approx $100. The camera seems to hold up well enevn in the hands of teenagers. The movie function does a nicer job than expected. The image quality seems to hold up well for a...

None yet

Consumer review by:

USB Xfers dont work, website support attrocious


I liked the small size to bring back souvenirs of our vacation, but I was never able to use the included wire to xfer data under Vista or XP with or without the included CD drivers. Their website as a lame and useless troubleshooter applet, and the...

Acceptable pictures in a compact size

USB connectivity failure, no usable support channel

Consumer review by:

Owners Opinion: Samsung L730 (mmditter, 13 Dec 07)


This is a very nice little camera. It has a brushed aluminum finish and appears to be built pretty well for a camera of this type. It is easy to use, the image quality is fine and the videos it takes are excellent. I'm not thrilled with the fact that...

None so far


Consumer review by:

A great camera for the price


This is an excellent slimline camera and its quick and easy to use

Very nice pics easy to use don,t even need flash

have to use adobe acrobat for usage details

Consumer review by:

Amazon review summary for Samsung L730


alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 user reviews of Samsung L730 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

usability, flash, image quality, value for money, size

portability, performance

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung Digimax L730 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom (Black)Samsung Digimax L730 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom (Black)

Consumer review by:

very good camera


I looked up reviews with pros and cons for this camera which had great results from what I read. I bought this camera for myself because I would need a durable camera since I would be outdoors a lot and on a boat and moving around so i would need a ...

simple charging and av hookup, easy to use, very well priced

battery used quickly

Consumer review by:

Great Camera for a Teenager


Price, Red Eye removal, Face Recognition feature

Some of the default settings, slow to take pictures

Consumer review by:

Great Camera for a Teenager


Along with her Zune, my daughter received this Samsung Digital Camera for Christmas. This is a 7.2 megapixel camera with a 2.5" view screen in the back. It comes with 1omb of internal flash memory, as well as a rechargeable battery. It includes the ...

Price, Red Eye removal, Face Recognition feature

Some of the default settings, slow to take pictures

Expert review by:

Samsung L730


In the incredibly saturated digital camera market the vast majority of models fall into the 'plain but solid' category, and Samsung's L730 is no excep...

Sharp shots, good video mode, low price tag

Some noise and colour issues

If you're after a point and shoot, happy snap camera, Samsung's L730 might suit you well. It does have some image quality issues but it packs in all the features you'd want as well as a pretty good video mode.

Expert review by:

Samsung L730 digital Camera


The Samsung L730 digital camera is a high resolution digital camera that is equipped with a true-colour filtered 7.2 mega pixel CCD. This allows the Samsung L730 to produce even better images and take detailed photos for printing up to poster size....


Product Specifications

Samsung L730 camera combines Samsung's advanced image processing technology and Samsung's Intelligent Face Recognition Technology, encased in a compact aluminum body. Samsung's Intelligent Face Recognition Technology, detects the subject's face and automatically adjusts auto focus and auto exposure to ensure better composition and image quality in portraits. The AF function instantaneously recognizes the faces of subjects and accurately focuses on them.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Samsung SLB-0937

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Back light / Beach/snow / Cafe / Children / Close-up / Dawn/dusk / Fireworks / Food / Landscape / Night scene / Portrait mode / Self-portrait / Sunset / Text

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.0-5.6
Max Focal Length:18.9mm
Min Focal Length:6.3mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens


Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:7.2Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI / MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:5
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 80 / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Animation / Black & White / Blue / Frames / Green / Negative / Noise / Red / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type: None