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Samsung SAMSUNG ST88
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Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CCD MicroSDHC Jan 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Even With F2.5 Lens And 16.1 Megapixels, The Stylish ST88 Still Fits Nicely In Your Pocket, So You Can Easily Capture Memories In Astounding Detail Wherever You Go. Its Optical Image Stabilization... More
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22 Reasons For

Samsung Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Samsung compact cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Samsung is one of the superior manufacturers.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer said that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that have been around for 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.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the SAMSUNG ST88 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst compact cameras of this age. The display diagonals of digital cameras of this type and age range from 1" to 4.8".

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras that were launched around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88 do not support video capability.

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Quite Big Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras of this type and age is 1x and the biggest is 810x. At 5 times zoom factor, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SAMSUNG ST88 is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP. With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the SAMSUNG ST88 has one of the higher megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

An electrical viewfinder type is actually the best viewfinder amongst all digital cameras of this age and type.

The worst viewfinder amongst comparable types of camera is Optical.

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Features Five Flash Modess

The SAMSUNG ST88 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that came out around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Samsung camera.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the SAMSUNG ST88 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Samsung camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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500 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The SAMSUNG ST88 is a camera that takes 500 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The SAMSUNG ST88 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of a similar type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Samsung camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1024 x 768, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2592 x 1944 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to the SAMSUNG ST88 the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Has One Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the SAMSUNG ST88 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds EXIF are also supported by this Samsung camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the SAMSUNG ST88 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 frequently found video resolution supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the SAMSUNG ST88. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Samsung digital camera supports a video resolutions 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 worst video resolution of all cameras of a comparable age and type to the SAMSUNG ST88 is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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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 that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Light

With a weight of only 114 grams, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 is one of the lighter comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the weights range from 20g to 840g.

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TFT Display

The SAMSUNG ST88 has a TFT display which is better than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as 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. Across all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years the worst display is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the SAMSUNG ST88 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Spot Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.5, the SAMSUNG ST88 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88. The minimum aperture numbers of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the SAMSUNG ST88 range from 1.3 to 6.9.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

This digital camera received an expert rating of 59 out of 100 from Chip.de. That puts this camera in the bottom 7% of all the cameras of this age and type.

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The SAMSUNG ST88 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this age and type do have an image stabilizer.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The SAMSUNG ST88 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the SAMSUNG ST88, the SAMSUNG ST88 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the SAMSUNG ST88 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The SAMSUNG ST88 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The combined zooms of digital cameras of this age and type range from 3x to 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x. With a combined zoom of only 14.4 times zoom factor, the SAMSUNG ST88 has one of the smaller combined zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the SAMSUNG ST88 the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 125 millimeters, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST88 has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst compact cameras of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG ST88

Released Over Four Years Ago

This compact camera digital camera has been on the market for over four years.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the SAMSUNG ST88 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mac Compatibility
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Interface
Cable Type
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed

Expert Reviews

(3)
21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16,4 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...

Porczny i lekki
3calowy wywietlacz o wysokiej rozdzielczoci
Spadek ostroci przy krawdziach obrazu, niska wierno detali, powolny autofocus
26 June 2012

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8 August 2012

Für preisbewusste Käufer bietet Samsung die ST88. Die handliche Kamera mit 5fach-Zoom deckt den Brennweitenbereich von 25 bis 125 Millimeter ab (entsprechend Kleinbild). Das Display bietet... Read more…

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 5 April 2013 by FUBAR
(Verified Purchase)

Wife very pleased. If you want a good camera with no frills (by today's mind boggling standards) that just takes great pictures at a good price, this is it.

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 8806071891224, samsung ecst88, samsung ecst88z, samsung ecst88zz, samsung ecst88zzb, samsung ecst88zzbp, samsung ecst88zzbpb, samsung ecst88zzbpl, samsung ecst88zzbplp, samsung ecst88zzbpbp, samsung ecst88zzbpbpa, samsung ecst88zzbplpa
Barcodes 08806071853079, 08806071864020, 08806071868578, 08806071891033, 08806071891224, 08806071932811, 08806071939582, 08806071976815
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