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Samsung 72

A fully featured 16.2 megapixel 5 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.2MP 5x Yes Apr 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Samsung 72 Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Samsung 72 as follows for Summary.
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Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
Has a built-in flash
Very small internal memory
Very low display resolution (numeric)

Samsung 72 Video Reviews


Samsung 72 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 89 out of 100. 4 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was able to produce good images.

  • It's very good, small perfect for travel, photos are very good quality…
    Kitty K (Amazon) - November 2014
  • It takes good photos for holiday snaps which was the purpose…
    Mermaid (Amazon) - August 2014
  • It has facility and takes good photos in low light levels…
    Mermaid (Amazon) - August 2014

Samsung Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 8,281 expert and user reviews (including 2,328 verified purchases) for Samsung cameras and found that on average Samsung has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Samsung has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 93% of those that bought a Samsung digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers said in their reviews that it was neat.


Features

Average Megapixel

The Samsung 72 has a fairly standard megapixel (16.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Light

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. The Samsung 72 is one of the lighter cameras (only 108 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Samsung 72 has a relatively average optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Samsung 72 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Samsung 72 has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 10 megabytes, the Samsung 72 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB and the biggest is 32GB.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Samsung 72 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3648 x 2736, 2592 x 1944, 1984 x 1488 and 1920 x 1080 and 1024 x 768. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Samsung 72 is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Samsung 72 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Samsung 72 has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Samsung 72 does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Samsung 72 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras. The maximum memory card sizes of cameras range from 1GB to 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The Samsung 72 has one of the bigger digital zooms (5 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the digital zooms range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2013 when Samsung released the 72.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung ecst72zzbpwus, samsung ecst72zzbplus, samsung st72zzbprus, samsung 162mp, ecst72zzbpwe1
Barcodes 00806085394230, 00806085401167, 00806085401181, 00887276022178, 00887276986692, 08806085381544, 08806085394230, 08806085401167, 08806085401181, 08806085401204, 08806085402676, 08806085412897, 08806085413214, 08806085446502, 08806085457218, 08806085517110

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