Samsung ST90 summary
Samsung ST90 is Samsung's Ultracompact digital camera initially launched on January of 2011. The camera uses a 14MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The ST90 is ranked #101 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & over all #1087 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our database. Please try our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your personalized factors.
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Samsung ST90 history
The Samsung ST90 is part of a family of cameras. You can see the complete range underneath.
Samsung ST90 Gallery
You can check the ST90 from various angles in the gallery here.
Samsung ST90 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of advantages and drawbacks of the Samsung ST90 based on aspects which are typically regarded as essential in a digital camera.
Samsung ST90 Sensor info
The specification of the sensor on the Samsung ST90 is 6.16mm x 4.62mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 4608 x 3456 pixels .Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The CCD sensor has 14 megapixels and supports a standard ISO range of 0 to 0. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The image underneath illustrates the ST90's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The ST90 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Samsung ST90 dimensions
Samsung ST90 has a weight of 0.00 lb ( gr or 0.00 ounces) & has external proportions of 92mm x 53mm x 17mm (3.6" x 2.1" x 0.7"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121 gr and the Samsung ST90 is less heavy in comparison with various rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Here is a image of the Samsung ST90 alongside a soft drink to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view just below will show the button design on the ST90.
Samsung ST90 Lens info
The ST90 features an inbuilt lens and it has a constant focal length of ()mm meaning that you do not have the option to zoom.
At the widest ()mm, it has an aperture of f making it useful for low light circumstances and getting a shallow depth of field. It is going to also enable you to set a lower ISO to capture crisper images.
Samsung ST90 Connectivity
The ST90 has the following connectivity:
Digital cameras that incorporate NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can send files and usually change settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.
Some applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external screen. Most cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB port.
Samsung ST90 Video info
The highest possible video quality on the Samsung ST90 is 1280 x 720 and you can shoot in file format. 720p is terrible for today's requirements. You really should strive for at least 1080p quality for decent video. The camera does not offer a microphone or headphone port which means you get little control over the audio. It is probably best to order an alternative model if you want decent audio for your videos.
Samsung ST90 Weather Sealing
Samsung ST90 does not include environment proofing so rainy conditions can easily ruin the camera.
Samsung ST90 Screen and Viewfinder
The Samsung ST90 houses a 3" fixed screen supporting a resolution of 460k dots.
Please note that the screen has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder specs for Samsung ST90 are below:
- ViewFinder None
For sunny outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders are quite valuable.
Samsung ST90 Shutter info
The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Samsung ST90 Flash and Hot shoe info
Samsung ST90 has only in-built flash with missing external flash support.
Samsung ST90 Autofocus info
Samsung ST90 doesn't have Auto focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster and accurate in comparison with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Samsung ST90 doesn't have manual focus. Manual focus ability can be useful for low light occasions or you need more accurate depth of field control.
Samsung ST90 Battery life
The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 comes with the best (320) battery life for this group of cameras.
Here is a listing of Ultracompact cameras having the strongest battery life:
Samsung ST90 for specific kinds of photography
The following chart gives a rundown of the Samsung ST90 for specific kinds of photography. To look at more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Samsung ST90 Portrait photography features
The Samsung ST90 has a score of 29 which is awful, meaning that it is simply not suitable for portrait images. Shooting portraits favors heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW files along with the ability to utilize external flash.
Samsung ST90 Street photography advice
Having a modest rating of 50, the Samsung ST90 is somewhat appropriate to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Samsung ST90 Sports photography information
A awful sports photography score of 27 indicates the Samsung ST90 is simply not suitable for shooting sports. A camera needs to have fantastic tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Samsung ST90
Weight is pretty important in selecting a travel camera. In general, the Samsung ST90 gets a above average 71 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable option for your journeys.
Samsung ST90 Landscape photography details
When you are looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most critical factor will no doubt be image quality. The Samsung ST90 and it's awful grade of 37 as a landscape camera is simply not suitable amongst it's competitors.
Samsung ST90 Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging should come with a articulating display screen, mic port and preferably IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Samsung ST90 is simply not suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a awful score of 27.
Samsung ST90 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the ST90, here is a list of the highest rated cameras which fall under the class of Ultracompact.
The graph here gives you an overview of the ST90 vs it's highest ranked competitors listed previously.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might look at as alternatives. To check out a detailed comparison, simply click the "compare" link.