Samsung ST700 summary
Samsung ST700 is Samsung's Ultracompact digital camera first announced on January of 2011. The camera houses a 16MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The ST700 is ranked #77 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & over all #1012 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. Please try our Smart camera search to get camera rankings based on your personalized criteria.
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Samsung ST700 history
The Samsung ST700 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can view the full range underneath.
Samsung ST700 Gallery
You can check the ST700 from different angles in the gallery below.
Samsung ST700 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of pluses and minuses of the Samsung ST700 based on criterias which are generally regarded as crucial in a digital camera.
Samsung ST700 Sensor info
The measurement of the sensor on the Samsung ST700 is 6.16mm x 4.62mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels .World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CCD sensor has 16 megapixels and delivers a standard ISO range of 0 to 0. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath illustrates the ST700's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The ST700 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Samsung ST700 dimensions
Samsung ST700 weighs 0.00 lbs ( gr / 0.00 ounces) & has exterior dimensions of 99mm x 55mm x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121 gr and the Samsung ST700 is less heavy in comparison with its rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Down below is a shot of the Samsung ST700 besides a softdrink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button arrangement on the ST700.
Samsung ST700 Lens info
The ST700 provides a built in lens and it has a constant focal length of ()mm meaning that you have no ability to zoom.
At the widest ()mm, it features an aperture of f which will be perfect for low light occasions and getting a shallow depth of field. It would also enable you to choose a lower ISO to capture more clean shots.
Samsung ST700 Connectivity
The ST700 has the following connectivity:
Digital cameras with NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can transfer images and at times change settings without connecting physically to the camera.
Some applications even provide a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external monitor. Most cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB port.
Samsung ST700 Video info
The highest possible video quality on the Samsung ST700 is 1280 x 720 and you can shoot in file format. 720p is low for today's requirements. You really should aim for at least 1080p quality for decent video. The camera does not offer a microphone or headphone socket which means you have got little control over the audio. It is probably a better idea to look at an alternative model if you want decent audio for your videos.
Samsung ST700 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing for the Samsung ST700 so you need to be careful in wet and dusty conditions.
Samsung ST700 Screen and Viewfinder
The Samsung ST700 is equipped with a 3 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Moreover the display screen is touch friendly which means that you can set focus points as well as change settings using your fingertips.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The ViewFinder details for Samsung ST700 are below:
- ViewFinder None
For sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tough to see, viewfinders are rather helpful.
Samsung ST700 Shutter info
The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Samsung ST700 Flash and Hot shoe info
Samsung ST700 features only built-in flash without external flash support.
Samsung ST700 Autofocus info
Samsung ST700 has no Auto focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & precise in comparison with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Samsung ST700 has no manual focus. Manual focus ability can be useful for low light or you require more exact control on depth of field.
Samsung ST700 Battery life
The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 comes with the best (320) battery life for this class of cameras.
Listed below is a listing of Ultracompact cameras which have the highest battery life:
Samsung ST700 for specific categories of photography
The following bar chart gives a rundown of the Samsung ST700 for specific categories of photography. To look at more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Samsung ST700
The Samsung ST700 gets a score of 30 which is lousy, meaning that it is just not good for portrait photography. Photographing portrait photos leans heavily to sensor specs, RAW support and option to use external lighting.
Samsung ST700 as a Street photography camera
Coming in at a modest points total of 50, the Samsung ST700 is reasonably adequate to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera comes with a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Samsung ST700 Sports photography details
A lousy sports photography points total of 28 indicates the Samsung ST700 is just not good for taking pictures of sports. A camera really should have excellent autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Samsung ST700 Travel photography highlights
Weight is pretty important when choosing a camera for travel. Over-all, the Samsung ST700 gets a above average 71 as a travel camera which is a fine choice for your holidays.
Samsung ST700 Landscape photography advice
If you find yourself looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photos, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Samsung ST700 with it's lousy rating of 38 as a landscape camera is just not good among it's competition.
Vlogging with Samsung ST700
A vlogging camera should posses a articulating display, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the Samsung ST700 is just not good for vlogging as it delivers a lousy score of 30.
Samsung ST700 Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the ST700, below is a list of the highest ranked cameras that fall within the category of Ultracompact.
The diagram followed below will give you an overview of the ST700 vs it's top ranked competitors mentioned previously.
Following are additional cameras you may consider as alternatives. To read through a thorough comparison, click the "compare" link.