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Samsung 72
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Samsung 72
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Reviews
8 Reviews
84
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 5x optical zoom digital camera, with an astoundingly light 108g weight and a fair price. Owners report that it's really able to produce good images.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (16.2MP)
ok optical zoom (5x)
Has an image stabiliser
Lighter than average (108g)
Has a built-in flash
16.2MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
5x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3,200
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
108g
5x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung 72 number 98 across all digital cameras.

82

82
Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
84
Features
81
Value for Money

82

82
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 82?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has great user reviews with an average user rating of 89%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Samsung digital camera has some great features:
High megapixels
Ok optical zoom
Has an image stabiliser
Lighter than average

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

97
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.5 stars (8 reviews)

50%

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What Are People Saying About the Samsung 72?

Picture Quality
2
0
Design
2
0
Price
1
0
Ease of Use
1
0
Robustness
0
1
One Person Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Price
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Two People Thought This Digital Camera Was Nicely Designed
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Some People Thought the Samsung 72 Took Good Quality Pictures

Four people thought that the Samsung 72 was very able to produce good images.

  • ... scene and jet aircraft as sharp images. It has facility and takes good photos in low light levels. Like many cameras it is impossible to see the screen ...
    Mermaid - Amazon 25 Aug 2014
  • ... bag/pocket easily. It is easy to work out how to use. It takes good photos for holiday snaps which was the purpose.
    The piece where you insert card ...
    Mermaid - Amazon 25 Aug 2014
  • ... surprised that it caught a bird in flight across the scene and jet aircraft as sharp images. It has facility and takes good photos in low light levels. ...
    Mermaid - Amazon 25 Aug 2014
  • ... absolutely loved it. It's very good, small perfect for travel, photos are very good quality.
    Kitty K - Amazon 21 Nov 2014
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    High megapixels
    ok optical zoom
    Has an image stabiliser
    Lighter than average
    Has a built-in flash
    Big digital zoom
    Large display diagonal
    4608 x 3456 still image resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Large maximum memory card size
    Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    500 battery life
    4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    ok maximum ISO sensitivity
    Long camera shutter speed
    Does not support Wi-Fi
    Does not feature bluetooth
    Does not support Full HD video
    Slow flash recharging time
    Smaller than average internal memory
    Very low display resolution
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    High Megapixels

    Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The Samsung 72's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is in the highest 31% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. §.

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    ok Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Samsung 72 of 5x is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the Samsung 72 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    ok Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The Samsung 72's maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Samsung 72 has an image stabiliser. 70% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    Across all the digital cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.000016s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Samsung 72's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 32% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Support Wi-Fi

    The Samsung 72 does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    The Samsung 72 does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that 92% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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    Does Not Support Full HD Video

    The Samsung 72 does not support Full HD video. 71% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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    Lighter Than Average
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    The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Samsung 72's weight of only 108g is in the lightest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Samsung 72 has a built-in flash. 74% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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    Big Digital Zoom

    The digital zoom of the Samsung 72 of 5x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 34% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Samsung 72 of 3" is larger than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Samsung 72 is 4608 x 3456. That's 14% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 1024x768, 1920x1080, 1984x1488 plus 5 more values. Digital cameras resolutions range from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    Slow Flash Recharging Time

    Digital cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s. The Samsung 72's flash recharging time of 5s is in the slowest 24% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung 72 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. This Samsung camera also supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from full hd 1080p pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best). 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).

    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).

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    Smaller Than Average Internal Memory

    The internal memory of the Samsung 72 of only 9.5MB is smaller than 90% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB.

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    Large Maximum Memory Card Size

    Across all the digital cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB. The Samsung 72's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Very Low Display Resolution

    The Samsung 72's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 580,000 pixels.

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    Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Samsung 72's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 125mm is shorter than 74% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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    500 Battery Life

    The Samsung 72 is a digital camera that takes 500 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Samsung 72, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Samsung 72
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $159.00 it is still in the cheapest 22% of cameras.

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    The chart below compares the value for money of the Samsung 72 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    Samsung 72 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Design
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Normal Focusing Range
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Manual Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Wide)
    Manual Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus Adjustment
    Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
    Auto Mode Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Interval
    Flash
    Flash Recharging Time
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Maximum Memory Card Size
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Second Display
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    PictBridge
    USB Version
    DC-in Jack
    Camera
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Image Editing
    Camera Playback
    Scene Modes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Battery Capacity
    Battery Life
    Battery Voltage
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Packaging Content
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    samsung ecst72zzbplgb, ecst72zzbpwe1, samsung s750, samsung l700, samsung i70, samsung d75

    Barcodes

     00806085394230,  00806085401167,  00806085401181,  08806085394230,  08806085401167,  08806085401181,  08806085401204,  08806085402676,  08806085412897,  08806085413214,  08806085446502,  08806085457218,  08806085517110

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