Samsung ST65 overview
Samsung ST65 is Samsung's Ultracompact camera originally released on January of 2011. It houses a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The ST65 is ranked #101 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #1082 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. You can try out our Smart camera finder to see camera rankings based on your customized factors.
The following is a diagram of different criteria used in the scoring system.
Samsung ST65 family
The Samsung ST65 comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can look at all earlier and most recent models along with main specs.
Samsung ST65 Gallery
You can look at the ST65 from different angles in the gallery here.
Samsung ST65 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of advantages and drawbacks of the Samsung ST65 based on features which are typically seen as important in a camera.
Samsung ST65 Sensor features
The specification of the sensor in the Samsung ST65 is 6.16mm x 4.62mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels .Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and delivers a native ISO range of 0 - 0. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved so you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath illustrates the ST65's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The ST65 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Samsung ST65 dimensions
Samsung ST65 is 0.00 lbs ( grams or 0.00 oz) and features exterior measurements of 92mm x 53mm x 17mm (3.6" x 2.1" x 0.7"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121 grams so the Samsung ST65 is lighter as compared with its competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Down below is a image of the Samsung ST65 alongside a soft drink so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view just below will illustrate the button layout on the ST65.
Samsung ST65 Lens features
The ST65 is equipped with a built-in lens having a constant focal length of ()mm which means you do not have the luxury to zoom.
At it's widest ()mm, the lens offers an aperture of f and that is perfect in low light circumstances and capturing good bokeh. It would also allow you to use a much lower ISO in order to get clearer files.
Samsung ST65 Connectivity
The ST65 has the following connectivity:
Cameras that feature NFC and Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to send photos and oftentimes change settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Several apps also enable a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external display. Many cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Samsung ST65 Video features
The highest video resolution in the Samsung ST65 is 1280 x 720 and it can record in format. 720p is low by today's standards. You should really try to get at least 1080p resolution for video recording. The body doesn't include a mic and headphone socket so you have absolutely no control over your audio. It is probably best to buy an alternative model should you want good audio in your video clips.
Samsung ST65 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing in the Samsung ST65 so you have to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Samsung ST65 Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung ST65 is equipped with a 3" fixed screen having a resolution of 460k dots.
Please be aware that the screen offers no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder specs regarding Samsung ST65 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are very useful during sunny outdoor situations which can easily make the camera display washed out and difficult to view.
Samsung ST65 Shutter features
The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Samsung ST65 Flash and Hot shoe features
Samsung ST65 includes just inbuilt flash lacking external flash ability.
Samsung ST65 Autofocus features
Samsung ST65 has no Auto focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot faster and exact as compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Samsung ST65 has no manual focus. Manual focus ability is good during low light occasions or you need more accurate control on focus.
Samsung ST65 Battery life
The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 offers the highest (320) battery life within this class of cameras.
Here is a list of Ultracompact cameras having the highest battery life:
Samsung ST65 for different styles of photography
The following diagram gives a summation of the Samsung ST65 for different styles of photography. To view more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Samsung ST65 as a Portrait photography camera
The Samsung ST65 receives a rating of 29 which is lousy, and means the camera is not really very good to use for portraits. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support together with the option to utilize off-camera lighting.
Samsung ST65 Street photography features
Coming in at a decent score of 50, the Samsung ST65 is relatively suitable for street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Samsung ST65 Sports photography information
A lousy sports photography points tally of 27 suggests the Samsung ST65 is not really very good for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have good autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Samsung ST65 Travel photography info
Portability is extremely crucial in selecting a travel camera. On the whole, the Samsung ST65 gets a nice 71 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable choice for your holidays.
Samsung ST65 Landscape photography features
In case you're planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Samsung ST65 at it's lousy score of 37 as a landscape camera is not really very good among it's competitors.
Vlogging with Samsung ST65
A camera for vlogging should posses a moving display screen, mic input and if possible image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Samsung ST65 is not really very good for vlogging as it delivers a lousy rating of 27.
Samsung ST65 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the ST65, below is a range of the top ranked cameras that fall within the category of Ultracompact.
The diagram followed below gives you an overview of the ST65 compared to it's highest ranking rivals listed previously.
Following are several cameras you may regard as alternate options. To read a comprehensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.