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Samsung ST66 Compact Digital Camera - Black (16.1MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD
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|Sold By||Available from these sellers||Amazon.co.uk||ONLY BRANDED||Ebuyer UK Limited||Amazon.co.uk||Pearls Books|
|Display Size||2.7 inches||2.7 inches||2.7 inches||2.7 inches||3 inches||3 inches|
|Effective Still Resolution||16.1 megapixels||20.1||16.1 megapixels||20.1||18.2 megapixels||18.1|
|Has Image Stabilization||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Item Dimensions||1.69 x 9 x 5.26 cm||2.08 x 9.68 x 5.55 cm||2.89 x 9.64 x 5.94 cm||9.68 x 2.1 x 5.55 cm||2.57 x 9.6 x 5.49 cm||3.44 x 11.06 x 6.43 cm|
|Item Weight||101 grams||115 grams||160 grams||104 grams||164 grams||214 grams|
|Max Focal Length||22.5 mm||23 mm||130 mm||156 mm||500 mm||720 mm|
|Min Focal Length||4.5 mm||4.6 mm||26 mm||26 mm||25 mm||24 mm|
|Optical Sensor Resolution||16.1 megapixels||20.1||16.44 megapixels||20.4 megapixels||18.2 megapixels||18.1|
|Removable Memory||—||Secure Digital card; Memory Stick||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card; Memory Stick; Memory Stick||—||Secure Digital card; Secure Digital card|
|Special Feature||—||Serial Shot Mode||Auto focusing (AF) modes: Centre weighted Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection^Battery life:200 shots^Built-in microphone^Field of vision:98%^Flash range (tele):0.8 - 1.7 m^Flash range (wide):0.5 - 3.6 m^GPS^Hand strap^Light metering: Centre-weighted, Matrix, Spot^Macro focusing range (wide):0.1 - ∞^Operating temperature range:0 - 40 °C^PictBridge^Self-timer:Copper ethernet cabling technology: 10 s^Sill image capture resolution:4608 x 3456, 4608 x 3456, 3264 x 2448, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 4608 x 2592^Touch sensitive screen^Tripod mountable^Video recording^lens structure:6/5||Serial Shot Mode||NFC||Serial Shot Mode^Shutter Priority^Aperture Priority|
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Beautiful chic black design. Powerful high-quality images. The Samsung ST66 combines classy looks and stunning photographic capabilities in one mesmerising camera. The elegant, sleek look in super-stylish black will look good anywhere and the ultra-bright F2.5 lens will help you take stunning shots even in dark surroundings. With a 5x optical zoom, you can get closer to the action in stunning detail and see it all on the ultra-bright and spacious 3.0" LCD display. And thanks to the 16 Megapixel CCD sensor, you'll be able to take even clearer pictures that you'll treasure forever.
Clearer Shots in The Dark: F2.5 Bright Lens
Whether you're capturing a night out on the town, beautiful sunsets or romantic candlelit dinners, the stylish black ST66 will help you take a great shot every time. The F2.5 lens captures more light to help you take clearer shots in the dark. So now there's no need to worry about blurry results or disturbing those around you with a bright flash.
Clearer and Wider Vision: 16MP / 5x Optical Zoom / 25mm lens
There are so many special moments in life to treasure. Bring these moments to life in vivid, sharp detail thanks to the ST66's remarkable 16.1MP high-resolution sensor. Always get every person in the frame with the 25mm wide-angle lens. And, even if you're shooting from far away, you will get great image quality thanks to the sharp focus of the 5x optical zoom.
See What You Are Going to Get: Live Panorama
From sprawling mountain ranges to a magnificent city skyline, capture it all with the astounding 180º panoramic images of this breath-taking feature. Want to see the final image before you shoot? It's as simple as holding down the shutter button of the ST66 and sweeping the camera across the scene.
Shoot Like a Pro: Smart Auto
Whatever your shooting conditions, Smart Auto 2.0 for photos and videos will give you the best possible result every time. The ST66's scene detection technology identifies up to 16 different shooting conditions, instantly analyses key elements of your composition, and then automatically adjusts to optimise settings for every individual situation.
Create Stunning Photos: Magic Frame
Turn a portrait into an old film still, or make a friend famous by putting their face on a billboard. With Magic Frame, it's easy to create clever, poster-quality images. Just select one of the background templates, point, align and capture the fun - to hang on your own wall or to share!
Make Images More Special: Smart Filter 2.0
Feeling creative? Then you'll love the 13 lens and colour effects of Smart Filter 2.0. Choose the Vignetting effect for striking compositional contrast. The Fish-eye effect will give videos a cool, distorted feel. And the Miniature Effect creates a scale-model look. Try colour filters too - like Sketch and Defog - to add emotion, an ultra-vivid vibe or other artistry to your images.
HD Movies in the Palm of your Hand: HD 720p, 30fps, MJPEG
From the grand spaces of a concert hall to the intimate settings of birthday parties, with the ST66 you can get high-definition quality videos wherever you are. Why? It captures 720p high-definition quality MJPEG video at 30 frames per second - clearer than the average compact digital camera video.
Show Both Sides of the Story: Picture in Picture
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but one photo doesn't always tell the whole story. The Picture in Picture feature of the ST66 lets you insert one image within another - like a shot of a game-winning strike complimented by your cheering friends. You can adjust the size and position of the smaller shot however you like - so you can present the complete picture, the way you experienced it.
Bring on the Laughter: Funny Face
Bend, stretch, and warp your friends and family for big laughs - with the Funny Face feature you simply press the 5-direction key to enlarge heads or noses and create hilarious distortions. And when you move the ST66, the Face Tracking feature preserves the funny looks just the way you want them.
Improved Colour and Contrast: 230K LCD
Want wider? Want clearer? The ST66 gives you both with a substantial 230K pixels and 2.7 inch display screen. It will also automatically detect environmental illumination - adjusting the LCD brightness for optimal image viewing, so you can see and set up the shot perfectly on the screen.
Get Clear Sounds: Zoom Noise Reduction Technology
Eliminate the whirring of the zoom function while you shoot and record sound with the ST66's Zoom Noise Reduction technology. This clever function lets you zoom in and out all you want as you're taking high-definition video and still enjoy highest quality, crystal clear sound.
It's All About the Faces: Smart Face Recognition and Face Tracking
Have you got some favourite faces? Your children, family and friends? The ST66's Smart Face Recognition feature will recognise and adjust the focus and exposure on up to 20 faces you choose (or have taken the most photos of), to make them stand out in a group. And Face Tracking selects the best settings for faces in motion, so your favourites are always in focus.
Organise your Photo Life - Smart Album
Searching for a particular shot? Smart Album automatically organises your photos by type, date, colour, week - even by face - so you can easily find the one you're looking for. Or use the ST66's playback menu option and view up to 16 images at once.
Looking Beautiful: Perfect Portrait System
Want a flawless portrait? Face Detection automatically adjusts settings for the ideal focus and exposure. Beauty Shot and a red-eye removal feature take care of the details - retouching skin tone and eliminating facial imperfections and red eyes. With the ST66 you can say hello to beauty.
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1) Very good picture quality given its class
2) Easy menu navigation again, for its size and class
3) Fantastic panoramic handling mode (pics: see under 8.)
4) Very light and compact
5) Long battery life
6) Looks like it needs to be taken care of (kind of fragile feeling)
7) Little-bit slow in focusing, but again, that's a feel in 99% of such cameras (had MANY of those)!
8) Panoramic mode is blurry in details when analyzed at 100% of its picture size.
9) MicroSD memory only (sucks for us who have SD's in abundance)
I don't think that there is a better value-for-money for compact cameras out there!
Great second camera or even the only camera for a holiday and every day quick-snaps.
ps. I am dead curious to find out how Lumix FS18 may enhance a user experience and "the ability to quickly change the settings to take different photos with different effects" as that guy said and gave 3 stars to this one?! It's "quite disappointing" that this little camera does not have a useless effects and it does not make a lunch!
After using the camera for taking snaps on holiday, when downloaded and blown up i found that the image quality was not very good. Very little detail...upon researching this on the net i found that the expert reviews agreed with this...the lens on it is not very good. I did a few comparison shots with a older Nikon point and shoot camera and found that the image quality was a great deal better.
Whilist i love the size and easy of use and the looks of the Samsung in the end it is no good to me as my snaps or memories are now a bit fuzzy when viewed on a bigger screen...I am having a new, probably dearer camera for Xmas....
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