Samsung ST100 Review

Overall Score

39

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 35-175 mm (5x) F3.6-4.8 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 100 x 60 x 20 mm, 155g.
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Samsung ST100 Overview


First introduced in January, 2010, Samsung ST100 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung ST100 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung ST100

Sensor resolution of Samsung ST100 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Samsung ST100 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung ST100


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung ST100 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
1152k dots Screen Resolution
35 mm Wide Angle Lens
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
3.6 Lens at Wide
155g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1000s
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.6
Slow Continuous Shooting: 1152 fps
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/1000s
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F4.8
Type Scores

Samsung ST100 has an Overall Score of 39/100 and ranked #399 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #817 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung ST100 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
41
Value for money score
57
Portability score
98
Overall score
39
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Samsung ST100


Samsung ST100 weighs 155g and has external dimensions of 100 x 60 x 20mm (3.94 x 2.36 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Samsung ST100 is 17 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Samsung ST100
155g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Samsung ST100
20mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung ST100 with the dimensions:

Samsung ST100

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight ST100 Dimensions ST100
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 155 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 155 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 155 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220 Sony WX220 121 g 155 g 92 x 52 x 22 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Canon ELPH 130 Canon ELPH 130 133 g 155 g 95 x 56 x 21 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 155 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 155 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Olympus Stylus SH-1 Olympus SH-1 271 g 155 g 109 x 63 x 42 mm 100 x 60 x 20 mm

Specifications of Samsung ST100


General
Brand Samsung
Model ST100
Announced January, 2010
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1152k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.10
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 155 g
Physical Dimensions 100 x 60 x 20 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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