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Samsung ST150F
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Samsung ST150F Digital Camera

16.2MP 5x CCD Feb 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Features- Shoot with 5x zoom, F2.5 25mm lens and 16.3 megapixels- Connect to wireless networks with built-in Wi-Fi capabilities- Easily share shots on your favourite online social networks-... More
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The Samsung ST150F Digital Camera Review
Samsung ST150F (Smart Camera) Unboxing
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Samsung ST150F Smart Camera Unboxing & Review

28 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 173 user reviews this digital camera has an overall user rating of 86%.

Good Size

A few Samsung ST150F owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “The Samsung ST150F is a compact camera with a 5x optical zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they only gave this digital camera a rating of 60 out of 100. Ephotozine.com also said “The Samsung ST150F is a very compact camera, with a 3inch screen”. Photographyblog.com said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “The Samsung ST150F is a 16.2 megapixel compact camera with a 5x, 25-125mm optically-stabilized lens in an ultra-slim body that is only 18mm thick” and gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

A number of people who bought it thought it was wifi compatible. Three years ago Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “A 3 inch LCD screen, built-in wi-fi capability” in their review and gave the Samsung ST150F a rating of 70 out of 100.

Samsung Has Good Camera Reviews

On average Samsung compact camera digital cameras have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all digital cameras produced by Samsung.

Robust

Two customers who bought it considered that it was well made. Three years ago Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “As a Samsung camera with built in Wi-Fi”.

Good Quality Lens

One customer concluded that it had a good lens. One Samsung ST150F owner wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Expert website Ephotozine.com wrote “Samsung ST150F Features A 5x optical zoom lens and 16” yet they gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Samsung ST150F owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good screen.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor and we think the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, and the GE G5WP which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Large Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Samsung ST150F has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ST150F. The average screen size of digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ST150F is 2.8".

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the DV300 ($314.95), or the WB800F both from Samsung or the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50).

If this Samsung camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) (3.2"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Samsung ST150F supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the ST200, or the Galaxy EK-GC100 both from Samsung or the Nikon Coolpix S9500.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the ST150F range from 1x to 810x. The Samsung ST150F has a fairly big digital zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 5x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the WB30F, the PL80, or the ST72 all from Samsung.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the J1250 (5.7x and higher rated), the A1455 (5.7x and higher rated), or the C1233 (5.7x and higher rated) all from GE.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the ST150F is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP. The Samsung ST150F has a quite high megapixel count (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ST150F.

We compared this camera to all the other 16.2MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the WB850F, the WB30F, and the ST72 all from Samsung is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera megapixel count is not high enough for you then you might want to consider the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 ($29.99) (16.3MP), the Galaxy Camera 2 (16.3MP), or the GC100 (16.3MP) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Samsung ST150F has an image stabiliser.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the GE G3WP, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ3.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung ST150F has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ST150F also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of other cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Video, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36 which has better reviews.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Samsung ST150F has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras that are a comparable age to the ST150F. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ST150F is 1GB and the largest is 130GB. With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung ST150F has one of the larger maximum memory card sizes amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung ST150F has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. Most cameras of this age and spec have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this Samsung camera have still image resolutions of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the ST150F the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Samsung ST150F has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this Samsung digital camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF 1.1 and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the ST150F is 0.12s and the longest is 250s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 16 seconds, the Samsung ST150F has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the ST150F.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Samsung ST150F supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. This camera also support a video resolution of 320 x 176 pixels and 640 x 424 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all cameras of a similar spec and age to the ST150F the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Light

Digital cameras of this type and age have weights of between 20g and 710g. The Samsung ST150F is one of the lighter digital cameras that are a similar age to the ST150F (only 114 grams) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

Alternative 114g cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Samsung L210.

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TFT Display

The Samsung ST150F has a TFT display which is better than most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it. Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the ST150F displays range from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

The smallest minimum aperture of digital cameras of this type and age is 1.3, the largest is 6.9, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2. The Samsung ST150F has a quite small minimum aperture (only 2.5) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

At only 80, the Samsung ST150F has a quite small minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago. Compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the ST150F have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 800.

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11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This camera has an average expert rating of 65% based on two expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.

Does Not Support Video Recording

Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age support video recording, however the Samsung ST150F does not support video recording.

Alternative cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to consider include the Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Coolpix L23 both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-HX10 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ST150F, the Samsung ST150F does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, the Olympus Stylus SH-50, or the GE G100 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung ST150F is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the ST150F are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P7700 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Samsung ST150F does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the ST150F also do not have a GPS.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung ST200, the Canon IXUS 140, or the Nikon Coolpix P520 ($349.00) which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung ST150F is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ST150F are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Samsung ST150F has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Samsung camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ST150F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The Samsung ST150F has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Only Has One Image Editing Mode

The number of image editing modes found on the Samsung ST150F is more than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this Samsung camera. The image editing modes Trimming are also found on this camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the ST150F is 230 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. The Samsung ST150F has one of the lower display resolutions (only 230,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Samsung ST150F is more than most cameras of this type and age. This Samsung camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ST150F

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released over two years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST150F has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ST150F.

We compared this camera to all the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras and we think the Fujifilm FinePix JX550, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS45, and the Samsung MV900F ($165.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Coolpix S5200 (6x), or the Coolpix S5200 (6x) both from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery Size
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
Networking
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(6)
31 January 2014

Intrigued by Samsung's Smart-badged camera lineup, but don't have a lot of money to spend? The Samsung ST150F is the most affordable to join the family so far this year, and it looks to have quite... Read more…

26 September 2013

The Samsung ST150F is a 16.2 megapixel compact camera with a 5x, 25-125mm optically-stabilized lens in an ultra-slim body that is only 18mm thick. The Samsung ST150F also features 720p HD video... Read more…

22 May 2013

The Samsung ST150F is a very compact camera, with a 3inch screen, and a wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens. As a Samsung camera with built in Wi-Fi, it has one of the easiest to use Wi-Fi systems...

18 April 2013

Goedkope compactcamera's zijn vaak niet om over naar huis te schrijven: ze hebben in de regel een goedkoop lensje en regelmatig is er bespaard op functionaliteiten, bouwkwaliteit en een... Read more…

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,6 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 3 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1280 x 720 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz...

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User Reviews

(172)
Reviewed 10 July 2013 by JJ

I am impressed with how easy this camera is to use, especially as the Quick Start guide is very vague. It is easy to play around with and checking out the features is quite straightforward, as is... Read more…

Reviewed 21 August 2013 by Jen
(Verified Purchase)

This is a very good easy to use camera. My only complaint which isn't with the camera is that when looking on Amazon website no details of the SDHC Memory card was given. At the bottom of the info... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2013 by Bluey1976

I am so impressed with this camera. Charged for approx 2 hours when I received it and it was ready to go. This camera is actually charged without having to remove the battery from the camera, this... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2013 by K
(Verified Purchase)

Love this little camera, although the sending of videos is not easy via wifi. I found the battery life to be excellent too...

Reviewed 17 June 2014 by Scarlett

As a professional photographer, I needed something small and good that wasn't s bad price for the out and about casual snaps for holidays etc. I am very impressed with it. To give you an idea of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung st150, samsung st150f, samsung ecst150, samsung ecst150f, samsung ecst150fb, samsung ecst150fbp, samsung ecst150fbpw, samsung ecst150fbpp, samsung ecst150fbpr, samsung ecst150fbpwu, samsung ecst150fbppu, samsung ecst150fbpru, samsung afsast150fsb1, samsung ecst150fbpwus, samsung ecst150fbppus, samsung ecst150fbprus, samsung afsast150fsb1b, samsung afsast150fsb1bd, samsung afsast150fsb1bdl
Barcodes 00617401923601, 00887276022185, 00887276986197, 08806085412842, 08806085412859, 08806085413290, 08806085413306

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