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Samsung ST96

Samsung ST96
alaScore 86

6 reviews

Dec, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Samsung ST96. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the usability. The screen also gets good opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung ST96 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Let's go digital (

Samsung ST96 Test


Samsung ST96 Test : Vor Kurzem hat Samsung die Erweiterungen seines Sortiments für digitale Kompaktkameras auf der Internationalen Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin vorgestellt. Eine der neuen Digitalkameras ist die Samsung ST96, die zur Samsung...

Nov, 2011


Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (

Samsung ST96 Review


The Samsung ST96 is a 14 megapixel compact camera featuring a Back Side Illuminated CMOS image sensor. The ST96 also offers a 5x optical zoom lens with 26mm wide-angle setting and dual image stabilisation, 1080p HD video recording at 30...

Are you in the market for an inexpensive yet at the same time reasonably built pocket snapper, which delivers fuss free results at an inexpensive price point? Then the 14.5 megapixel Samsung ST96 is one of the more reliable exponents of the ‘cheap...

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes
Voice recording: Yes


Battery Capacity:740
Battery performance:740
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-70A
Battery voltage:3.7
Number of batteries supported:1
Power Requirements:4.2V
Power source type:AC, Battery / Battery


3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
Album organization: Yes
Camera file system:DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.2 / DCF 2.0, DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.21
Camera playback:Movie, Single image, Slide show, Thumbnails
Image editing:Trimming
Photo effects:Black&White
Playback zoom:9.3
Playback zoom (max):9.3
Scene modes:Panorama
Shooting modes:Auto, Movie, Program, Scene
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten


Color of product:Black


Display:LCD / TFT
Display Diagonal:2.7
Display Resolution:320 x 240
Display resolution (numeric):230000


Flash exposure compensation: Yes
Flash exposure correction:±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step)
Flash modes:Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash range (tele):39.4 - 74.8
Flash range (wide):7.87 - 133.9
Flash recharging time:4


Auto focusing (AF) modes:Face Detection
Auto Mode focusing range (tele):1 - ∞
Auto Mode focusing range (wide):0.05 - ∞
Focus adjustment:Auto
Macro focusing range (tele):1 - 1.5
Macro focusing range (wide):0.05 - 0.8 / 0.5 - 0.8
Normal focusing range:0.8 - 1.5 / 0.8 - ∞
Normal focusing range (tele):1.5 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide):0.8 - ∞

Lens System

Combined zoom:25
Digital Zoom:5
Focal length range (f-f):0.185 - 0.925
Maximum aperture number:5.9
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):5.12
Minimum aperture number:3.3
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):1.02
Optical Zoom:5

Light Exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 / 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):3200
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Auto
Light metering:Centre-weighted / Centre-weighted, Spot


Internal memory:16


Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):5 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:5 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Other Features

35 mm camera lens equivalent:1.02 - 5.12
Aperture range (F-F):3.3 - 5.9
Built-in flash: Yes
Camera shutter speed:8 - 1/2000
Compatible operating systems:Windows XP SP2\nWindows Vista\nWindows 7\nMac OS 10.4+ / Windows XP/Vista/7\nMac OS 10.4
Date imprinting: Yes
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):1.02 - 5.12
HDMI ports quantity:1
Interface:USB, HDMI
Minimum system requirements:USB\nCD-ROM\nGeForce 7600GT\nATI X1600\nDirectX 9.0c / USB\nCD-ROM\nnVIDIA Geforce 7600GT+\nATI X1600+\nVGA 1024x768\nDirectX 9.0c
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes
Video out:AV

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included: Yes
Battery charger: Yes
Battery charger included:Y
Cables included:USB
Hand strap: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact camera
Image formats supported:JPG
Image Stabilizer:No / Yes
Maximum image resolution:4320 x 3240
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):1024 x 768,1920 x 1080,1984 x 1488,2592 x 1944,3648 x 2736,4320 x 2432,4320 x 2880,4320 x 3240
Supported aspect ratios:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9
Total megapixels:14.52

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
PictBridge: Yes


Fastest camera shutter speed:1/2000
Slowest camera shutter speed:8

System Requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Minimum hard disk space:110 / 250
Minimum processor:Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz / Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz, AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.2GHz
Minimum RAM:512
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh:Power Mac G3+\n256MB RAM\n110MB HDD\nUSB\nCD-ROM
Windows operating systems supported: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
HD type:Full HD
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Video compression format:H.264, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.264,MPEG4
Video Frame Rate:30
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

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