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Samsung ST45

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the portability and screen. The design and value for money also get good reviews, whereas there are some critical opinions about the viewfinder and build quality.

usability, value for money, design, screen, portability

build quality, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung ST45 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Amazon review summary for Samsung ST45


alaTest has collected and analysed 15 user reviews of Samsung ST45 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

usability, value for money, design, screen, size

build quality

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

This summary is based on the products: Samsung ST45 2.7 inch LCD Digital Camera - Red (12MP, 3 x Optical Zoom)SAMSUNG ST45 - black Ultra compact camera Digital cameraSamsung ST45 2.7 inch LCD Digital Camera - Black (12MP, 3 x Optical Zoom)

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Fantastic Camera, bargain price !


I got this camera when it was reduced to £69.99 and it was a steal, comes with battery charger and usb cable, strap and included manual and software plus it comes with all the usual features you could expect for a point and shoot camera including...

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Amazing camera!


I got this camera for my 18th birthday yesterday, and I think it's the best one I have had! I upgraded from having a 6mp so the difference in picture quality is huge. It's nice and compact, suits a black colour and the interface is simple. It has so...


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Samsung ST45


Easy to use , small enough to keep in you pocket

Can not think of any as yet

Product Specifications

Whether you're capturing the smallest detail from far away or grabbing a great shot of yourself during an once-in-a-lifetime moment with the Dual LCD, the ST45's robust features ensure a perfect picture with every click. Or touch. With the touch screen LCD and built-in Haptic vibration effect you'll get all the feedback you need to take fabulous photos. And with Smart Gesture UI technology, your camera will respond to a simple shake. How fun is that?

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Samsung SLB-07A

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

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

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.7in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.9cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Macro text / White / Tripod / Backlight portrait / Self-portrait / Night portrait / Back light / Action / Night mode / Portrait mode / Landscape

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:31MB


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:Works with Windows Vista

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.33 / 1/2.33"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.9 mm ( 1/2.33 ) / 10.9 mm ( 1/2.33" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:12.2Megapixel

Optical System

Image Stabilizer:Electronic

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI / MPEG-4
Digital Zoom:5
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):3200
Light Sensitivity:ISO auto / ISO 1600 / ISO 80 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 800 / ISO 100 / ISO 3200 (3Mpix)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Red / Green / Blue / Sepia / Black & White / Negative / Cool / Calm / Classic / Forest
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera


Viewfinder Type: None