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Samsung 72

Samsung 72
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Reviews
8 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
67
Age
6 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and fully featured 5x optical zoom camera. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's really able to produce good images.
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"
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75

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Samsung 72 number 47 across all digital cameras.

75

75
Kagoo Score
94
Reviews
81
Features
67
Age

75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

our review analysis indicates that it has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 89%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

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?

Having compared the 72 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography. It is also very good for everyday photography.
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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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One Person Thought it Was Not Solidly Made
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Some People Thought it Had a Good Design
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One Person Thought it Was Easy to Use
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Four People Thought it Produced Good Quality Photos

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
  • How Good Are Samsung Digital Cameras?

    81
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

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

    The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 15MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The Samsung 72's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is in the highest 29% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. §.

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    ok Optical Zoom

    The optical zoom of the Samsung 72 of 5x is ok compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all 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 42% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Samsung 72 has an image stabiliser, as do 70% of digital cameras.

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

    The Samsung 72's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 46% of all 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, although this is within the context that 72% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    The Samsung 72 does not feature bluetooth. 93% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

    What is bluetooth? Less Edit
    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.

    What is Full HD video? Less Edit
    Lighter Than Average
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    The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Samsung 72 of only 108g is lighter than 92% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Samsung 72 has a built-in flash. 75% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The Samsung 72's display diagonal of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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    Big Digital Zoom

    Cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Samsung 72 of 5x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 75% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Samsung 72 of only 125mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 77% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Very Low Display Resolution

    The Samsung 72's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Large Maximum Memory Card Size

    The Samsung 72's maximum memory card size of 64GB is in the largest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB.

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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 typical of many digital cameras.

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    Smaller Than Average Internal Memory

    The average internal memory of all digital cameras is 48MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB. The internal memory of the Samsung 72 of only 9.5MB is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 10% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The Samsung 72 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports video resolutions of 320x240 pixels, 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges 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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    Slow Flash Recharging Time

    The flash recharging time of the Samsung 72 of 5s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is slower than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The flash recharging times of digital cameras range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s.

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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 the most common resolution of 4320 x 3240. In addition, this Samsung digital camera 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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    500 Battery Life

    The Samsung 72 is a digital camera that takes 500 shots battery life.

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    67
    Age

    Samsung 72 Release Date

    May 2013

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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, samsung st72zzbprus, ecst72zzbpwe1

    Barcodes

     00806085394230,  00806085401167,  00806085401181,  00887276986708,  08806085394230,  08806085401167,  08806085401181,  08806085401204,  08806085402676,  08806085412897,  08806085413214,  08806085446502,  08806085457218,  08806085517110

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