- 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Display
- ISO 0 - 0
- 1280 x 720 video
- ()mm (F) lens
- n/ag - 92 x 53 x 17mm
- Revealed January 2011
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Samsung ST95 summary
Samsung ST95 is Samsung's Ultracompact camera initially revealed on January of 2011. The camera has got a 16MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The ST95 is rated #87 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & overall #1069 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our list. Please use our Advanced camera finder to see camera ratings based on your custom criteria.
The following is a chart of multiple factors used in the rating system.
Samsung ST95 family
The Samsung ST95 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can read the full range below.
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ST95 vs ST60027-135mm
ST95 vs ST10035-175mm
ST95 vs ST8035-105mm
ST95 vs SL72028-102mm
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Samsung ST95 Gallery
You can check the ST95 from several angles in the gallery below.
Samsung ST95 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of upsides and downsides of the Samsung ST95 based on aspects that are typically regarded as crucial in a camera.
Samsung ST95 Sensor specifications
The spec of the sensor in the Samsung ST95 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 provides a native ISO range of 0 - 0. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below illustrates the ST95's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The ST95 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Samsung ST95 dimensions
Samsung ST95 weighs about 0.00 lb ( gr / 0.00 oz) & the volume of the camera is 92mm x 53mm x 17mm (3.6" x 2.1" x 0.7"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121 gr so the Samsung ST95 is less heavy in comparison with other rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The following is a pic of the Samsung ST95 beside a softdrink so you're able to get a sense of its scale.
The top view below will provide the button layout on the ST95.
Samsung ST95 Lens specifications
The ST95 is equipped with a built in lens and it has a fixed focal length of ()mm meaning that you do not have the luxury to zoom.
At the widest ()mm, the lens has an aperture of f making it helpful for low light conditions and getting a shallow depth of field. It will also make it easier to choose a lower ISO to produce more clean photographs.
Samsung ST95 Connectivity
The ST95 has the following connectivity:
Digital cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can copy photos and sometimes adjust camera settings with no need to connect physically to the camera.
A few applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external monitor. Most cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Samsung ST95 Video specifications
The highest possible video quality in the Samsung ST95 is 1280 x 720 and you can shoot in format. 720p is low for today's standards. You should really strive for at least FUll HD quality for video. The camera does not offer a microphone and / or headphone socket which means you have little control over the sound. It is perhaps a better idea to find an alternative camera should you need better sound for your video clips.
Samsung ST95 Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing on the Samsung ST95 so you need to be careful in rainy or dusty conditions.
Samsung ST95 Display and Viewfinder
The Samsung ST95 has got a 3 inch fixed display supporting a resolution of 460 thousand dots.
Please note that the display screen has no touch support.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The ViewFinder specifications for Samsung ST95 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and challenging to see, viewfinders are rather valuable.
Samsung ST95 Shutter specifications
The highest shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Samsung ST95 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Samsung ST95 has only integrated flash without external flash support.
Samsung ST95 Autofocus specifications
Samsung ST95 has not got Auto focusing. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier & exact in comparison with Contrast Based focusing.
Samsung ST95 has not got manual focusing. Manual focusing mode is useful for low light scenarios or you want to have more precise control on focusing.
Samsung ST95 Battery life
The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 offers the best (320) battery life for this type of cameras.
Listed below is a listing of Ultracompact cameras that have the best battery life:
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Samsung ST95 for specific styles of photography
The following illustration indicates a rundown of the Samsung ST95 for specific styles of photography. To look at more, check out the specific section below.
Portrait photography with Samsung ST95
The Samsung ST95 receives a points tally of 30 which is horrible, and means the camera is just not acceptable for portrait photos. Taking portraits leans greatly towards sensor dimensions, support for RAW photos in addition to the flexibility to utilize off-camera flash.
Samsung ST95 Street photography highlights
Getting a average points total of 50, the Samsung ST95 is reasonably acceptable for street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Samsung ST95 Sports photography info
A horrible sports photography score of 27 means the Samsung ST95 is just not acceptable for photographing sports. A camera really should have very good tracking plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Samsung ST95 Travel photography highlights
Weight is very critical when choosing a travel camera. In general, the Samsung ST95 gets a above average 71 as a travel camera which is a respectable fit to buy for your journeys.
Samsung ST95 Landscape photography factors
When you're looking to choose a camera for landscape photographs, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The Samsung ST95 and it's horrible score of 38 as a landscape camera is just not acceptable among it's competition.
Samsung ST95 Vlogging details
A camera for vlogging should really come with a articulating display screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Samsung ST95 is just not acceptable as a vlog camera as it comes to a horrible score of 27.
Samsung ST95 Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the ST95, here is a collection of the highest rated cameras which fall under the family of Ultracompact.
The diagram listed below shows you an overview of the ST95 versus it's highest ranking competitors listed earlier.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might look into as alternate options. To check out a detailed comparison, simply click the "compare" link.