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Samsung ST200F
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Samsung ST200F Digital Camera

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice teknokulis.com Gold
16.1MP 10x CCD Jan 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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35 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites all thought that this Samsung digital camera was good. This camera received a CNET.co.uk "Editor's Choice" award and PhotographyBlog.com gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement. In addition, the writer at Teknokulis.com said that this Samsung camera was brilliant and gave it a "Gold" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Eight experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, CNET.co.uk and parentesis.com have rated this camera on average 80%. The camera expert review sites don't rate this digital camera that highly.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed it said that it was easy to use the menus. One person reckoned that the Samsung ST200F was easy to use. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned “It's easy to use, has a decent specification” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

Two Samsung ST200F reviewers who reviewed the Samsung ST200F considered that it was wifi compatible.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 5,569 user and expert reviews, Samsung has good ratings for its digital cameras. Samsung also has good ratings specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

Good Product Quality

One Samsung ST200F reviewer who reviewed the Samsung ST200F considered that it was good quality. Photographyblog.com said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “We like the updated menu system such as the good quality icons for the white-balance system”.

Robust

One Samsung ST200F owner mentioned in their reviews that the Samsung ST200F was reliable. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “It reliably produces vibrant, accurate results that are a true reflection of the original subject matter” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Size

One person considered that the Samsung ST200F was compact. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk gave the Samsung ST200F a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Focus Video test Conclusion The compact, attractive ST200F is one of Samsung's Smart Camera-branded snappers”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Samsung ST200F reviewer who bought the Samsung ST200F wrote that it had a good screen.

Good Support

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “The inclusion of built-in Wi-Fi makes it even more tempting and will help all” in their Samsung ST200F review.

Good Video Capture

One Samsung ST200F owner wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Good Technical Features

One Samsung ST200F reviewer who bought it considered that it had good features. Photographyblog.com said four years ago “Is full of interesting features” .

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age. 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 all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think the Coolpix S5100, and the Coolpix 8800 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ST200F which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Samsung ST200F supports WiFi connectivity.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 510 HS, or the Nikon Coolpix P520.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Samsung ST200F supports video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ST200F also support video recording.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available that you might want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, the Nikon Coolpix S5100, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7 ($369.95) which has better reviews.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The Samsung ST200F has a quite high megapixel count (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ST200F. The megapixel counts of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Fujifilm X100 ($940.83) (16.3MP and higher rated), the Samsung GC100 (16.3MP and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40 (18.1MP and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the ST200F, the Samsung ST200F has an image stabiliser.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago, the Samsung ST200F has 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 because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX220 HS, or the PowerShot SX260 HS both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung ST200F has a very large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average maximum memory card size of comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the ST200F is 30GB.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Samsung ST200F is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Samsung camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent H" and "Fluorescent L" are also found on this camera.

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500 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Samsung ST200F is a digital camera that takes 500 shots shots per battery charge.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung ST200F has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this 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. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the ST200F ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite High Maximum Playback Zoom

The lowest maximum playback zoom of compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the ST200F is 1x and the highest is 16x. At 14.4 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST200F has a fairly high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ST200F.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

Similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the ST200F have combined zoom of between 3x and 1,600x. The Samsung ST200F has a fairly big combined zoom (90 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this digital camera. The camera file systems DCF and Exif 2.21 are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found light exposure mode is Auto, but this light exposure mode is not found on this Samsung camera. The light exposure modes Aperture priority AE, Manual and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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Features One Image Adjustment Mode

The number of image adjustment modes featured on the Samsung ST200F is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly featured image adjustment mode is Brightness, but this image adjustment mode is not featured on this camera. The image adjustment modes Sharpness are also featured on this digital camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the ST200F have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 13s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 16 seconds, the Samsung ST200F has one of the longer maximum camera shutter speeds amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Short Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ST200F range from 0.0005s to 15s. At only 4 seconds, the Samsung ST200F has a quite short flash recharging time compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ST200F.

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

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung ST200F is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the ST200F. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 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). The best video resolution of all cameras of this type and age is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is the most commonly found focus on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Samsung ST200F does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Lumix DMC-LX7 ($369.95), or the Lumix DMC-TZ40 both from Panasonic or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Samsung ST200F is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the ST200F are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95), or the Nikon Coolpix P7700.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the Samsung ST200F does not have a GPS.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might want to look at including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P520 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung ST200F is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the ST200F are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of flash modes than most similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras of a similar age and type to the ST200F. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the ST200F. The shooting modes "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the ST200F range from 8MB to 8.2GB, and the average internal memory is 350MB. With an internal memory of only 16 megabytes, the Samsung ST200F has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ST200F.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Samsung ST200F is more than most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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Only Has One Image Editing Mode

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of image editing modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Trimming are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 5.8, the Samsung ST200F has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. The biggest maximum aperture of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2, the smallest is 130, and the average maximum aperture is 6.6.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The Samsung ST200F has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Samsung digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Samsung ST200F

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Samsung ST200F has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the ST200F.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, or the Nikon Coolpix P7700 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2"), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100 (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Samsung ST200F has a pretty typical digital zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the ST200F.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the DSC-WX350 ($267.99) (40x), or the DSC-RX100 ($397.99) (54x) both from Sony which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Samsung ST200F has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the ST200F.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 10x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix 8800, or the Sony DSC-WX200.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99) (20x), or the Lumix DMC-TZ35 (20x) both from Panasonic which is also higher rated.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

The Samsung ST200F has a relatively typical weight (142.3 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
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
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Adjustment Mode
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Windows Operating System
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space Requirement
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Networking
Bluetooth
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Interface
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(17)
28 August 2012

Shooting with the Samsung ST200F is a pleasure. It's easy to use, has a decent specification and is full of interesting features. We like the updated menu system such as the good quality icons for...

PhotographyBlog.com

19 June 2012

The Samsung ST200F is extraordinary value for money. It reliably produces vibrant, accurate results that are a true reflection of the original subject matter. The inclusion of built-in Wi-Fi makes...

CNET.co.uk

28 May 2012

Considering the camera features, particularly the 10x optical zoom and Wi-Fi connectivity, the ST200F looks like good value for money. Although we were able to upload directly to Facebook, we...

24 April 2012
1 September 2013

"Het bewijs dat camera's met een krachtige langeafstandszoom niet langer groot en log hoeven te zijn" , schrijft Samsung op haar website over de nieuwe Samsung ST200F. Deze compactcamera met tien... Read more…

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User Reviews

(18)
Reviewed 21 July 2016 by 1986Kate

Brought this camera 3 years ago now to film our Honey moon it did a great job. The only downside is when I came to Edit the video the quality didn't seem to be as good as when looking at it on the... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2015 by Mr. R. T. Barnes
(Verified Purchase)

Great camera...

Reviewed 28 November 2015 by Jay
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived in good time and very good product...

Reviewed 8 April 2015 by Mrs M R Rock
(Verified Purchase)

Broke after 3 weeks of use... now stuck with camera case I don't need and incompatible memory card..

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Mark appleyard
(Verified Purchase)

Nice kit this does more than you can imagine hold it steady plz...

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Product Identifiers

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