Samsung ST95 Review

September 13, 2011 | Gavin Stoker |


Image Sensor

Sensor Type 1/2.3″ (Approx. 7.76mm) CCD
Effective Pixel Approx. 16.1 Mega pixels
Total Pixel Approx. 16.4 Mega pixels


Focal Length Samsung 5x Zoom Lens f = 4.7 ~ 23.5mm (35mm film equivalent: 26 ~ 130mm)
Digital Zoom Still Image mode: 1.0x ~ 5.0x (Optical x Digital: 25.0x)
Play mode: 1.0x ~ 14.4x (depends on image size)
F Value F3.3 (W) ~ F5.9 (T)

Image Stabilization

Mode DIS (1)


Features 3.0" (7.6cm) Wide, 230000dots / Full Touch Screen


Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Centre AF, Face Detection AF, Smart Touch AF, One Touch Shooting AF, Object Tracking AF, Smart Face Recognition AF)
Range Normal: 80cm ~ infinity (Wide), 100cm ~ infinity (Tele)
Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 100cm ~ 150cm (Tele)
Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 100cm~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Speed

Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2000sec.
Program: 1 ~ 1/2000sec.
Night: 8 ~ 1/2000sec.


Control Program AE
Metering System Multi, Spot, Centre Weighted, Face Detection AE
Compensation ± 2EV (1/3EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200


Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+

White Balance

Mode Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom

Still Image

Mode -Mode: Smart Auto, Program, Scene, Simple shot, Vignetting Filter, Beauty shot, Magic Frame, Photo Filter, Night, Close-up, Object Highlight (2)

Image Play

- Mode: Smart Album, 3D Album, Slide show, Magazine - Type: Single image, Thumbnails, Slide show, Movie Clip (3)

Voice Recording

Voice Recording (max. 10 hours)
Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10sec.)

Date Imprinting

Off, Date, Date & Time

Movie Clip

Recording 5x Optical Zoom enable (Max Recording time: 20min) - Mode: Smart Movie, Movie, Vignetting, Movie Filter, Palette Effect (4)
Effect Palette Effect: Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect 4 - Photo Filter (Smart Filter): Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old film 1, Old film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, (Custom RGB) - Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation (5 steps) (5)
Edit Pause during Recording and Playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming - Image Edit: Resize, Rotate, Trimming - Smart Filter: Miniature, Vignetting, Soft Focus, Old film 1, Old film 2, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, Custom RGB - Image Adjust: Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Red Eye Fix, ACB


Media Internal memory: 10MB
External memory: Micro SD Card (up to 2GB guaranteed) Micro SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed) (6)
File Format DCF, EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
Still Image: JPEG
Movie Clip: MP4 (Video: MPEG4.AVC / H.264, Audio: AAC)
Audio file: WAV
Image Size 16M: 4608 x 3456
14M P: 4608 x 3072,
10M: 3648 x 2736,
12M W: 4608 x 2592,
5M: 2592 x 1944,
3M: 1984 x 1488,
2MW: 1920 x 1080,
1M: 1024 x 768


Digital Output Connector USB 2.0
Audio Microphone: Mono
Internal Speaker: Mono
Video Output AV: NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
DC Power Input Connector 4.2V


Power Source Rechargeable battery: BP95A (740mAh, Min.950mAh)
Charger: SAC-48 (AC Adapter), CB20U05B (USB Cable)
Connector Type: 20pin (7)

Physical Specification

Dimension Dimension (WxHxD) 91.9 x 53.1 x 17mm (without protrusions)
Weight 106.9g (without battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%


Application Intelli-studio (Built-in)

Special Feature

Slim Body, 5x zoom, 3.0" wide Touch LCD · 16 Mega Pixels · 5x Zoom · 3.0" Wide Touch LCD (230K) · 720p, 30fps, H.264 · ISO 3200 - Smart Touch 3.0 · Smart Auto 2.0 (Still & Movie) · Smart Filter 2.0 - Intelli-Zoom - Object Highlight - Magic Frame - Sound Alive - Smart Crop · Smart Face Recognition + Face Tracking · Smart Album · Perfect portrait system

System Requirement in General

For Macintosh Power Mac G3 or later Mac OS 10.4 or higher Minimum 256MB RAM 110MB of available hard-disk space USB port CD-ROM drive
For Windows PC with processor better than Pentium? 3.2GHz / AMD Athlon FX 2.6GHz or higher Minimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended) Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7 250MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend) USB port CD-ROM drive nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or later / Ati X1600 series or later 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (1280 x 1024, 32-bit colour display recommended) Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later


Mode Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Recharging Time Approx. 4sec.
Range Wide: 0.2m ~ 3.5m
Tele: 1.0m ~ 2.5m (ISO AUTO)

Usage note

  • (1) DIS (Digital Image Stabilisation)
  • (2) Smart Auto: Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Night, Backlight, Landscape, White, Natural Green, Blue Sky, Sunset, Macro, Macro Text, Macro Colour, Tripod, Action, Fireworks
    Scene: Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Beach&Snow -Drive: Single, Continuous, AEB, Motion Capture -Self-timer: Off, 2sec., 10sec., Double
  • (3) Slide show: Slide show with Effect & Music
    Smart Album Category: File, Date, Face
  • (4) Smart Movie: Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset - Size: High Quality - 1280 x 720 (30fps, 15fps) Standard Quality - 1280 x 720 (30fps, 15fps), 640 x 480 (30fps, 15fps), 320 x 240 (30fps, 15fps)
    Due to the noise while optical zooming, user can select to record sound or not. (Voice recording selectable: Sound Alive On / Sound Alive Off / Mute)
  • (5) Movie Filter (Smart Filter): Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Defog, Classic, Retro, Negative, (Custom RGB)
  • (6) Internal memory capacity may not match these specifications.
  • (7) Included items may vary depending on sales region.