Samsung ST200F Review

August 28, 2012 | Matt Grayson |


Image Sensor

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


Focal Length Samsung 10x Zoom Lens f= 4.85 ~ 48.5mm (35mm film equivalent : 27 ~ 270mm)
F No. F3.1 (W) ~ F5.6 (T)
Optical Zoom • Still Image mode: 1x ~ 5x
• Play mode: 1x ~ 14.4x (depends on image size)(1)

Image Stabilization

Mode OIS(2)


Feature 3" (7.62cm), 460K dots


Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Centre AF, Tracking AF, Face Detection AF, Smart Face Recognition AF)
Range • Normal: 80cm ~ infinity (Wide), 200cm ~ infinity (Tele)
• Macro: 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 150cm ~ 200cm (Tele)
• Auto Macro: 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 150cm ~ Infinity (Tele)

Shutter Speed

• Smart Auto: 1/8 ~ 1/2000sec.
• Program: 1 ~ 1/2000sec.
• Night: 16 ~ 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


Mode Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Range • Wide: 0.3m ~ 3.6m
• Tele: 0.5m ~ 2m (ISO AUTO) TBD
Recharging Time Approx. 4sec.

White Balance

Mode Auto, DayLight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H , Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom Set

Still Image

Mode • Mode: Smart Auto, Program, Scene, Live Panorama, Picture-in-Picture, Beauty Shot, Intelligent Portrait, Night Shot, Close up Shot, Magic Frame, Funny Face, Photo Filter, Split Shot, Art Brush, Motion Photo
•Smart Auto: Macro, Macro text, Portrait, White, Landscape, Action, Tripod, Night, Night Portrait, Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Blue Sky, Sunset, Macro Colour, Natural Green, Fireworks
• Scene: Landscape, Text, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Beach & Snow Self-timer: Off, 2sec., 10sec., Double
• Photo Filter: Miniature, Vignetting, Ink Painting, Oil Painting, Cartoon, Cross Filter, Sketch, Soft Focus, Fish-eye, Old Film, Half tone Dot, Classic, Retro, Zooming shot
• Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation (5 steps)
• Image Edit: Resize, Rotate, Trimming
• Photo Filter: Miniature, Vignetting, Ink Painting, Oil Painting, Cartoon, Cross Filter, Sketch, Soft Focus, Fish-eye, Old Film, Half tone Dot, Classic, Retro, Zooming shot
• Image Adjust: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, ACB, Face Retouch, Red Eye Fix

Image Play

Mode: Smart Album, Slide show, Motion Photo Type: Single image, Thumbnails, Slide show, Movie Clip
Slide show: Slide show with Effect & Music
Smart Album Category: All, Type, Date, Face

Date Imprinting

Off, Date, Date & Time (user selectable)

Movie Clip

Recording 10x Optical Zoom enable (Max Recording time: 20min) Mode: Smart Movie, Movie
Smart Movie: Landscape, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Sunset
Size: 1280 x 720 (30fps / 15fps), 640 x 480 (30fps / 15pfs), 320 x 240 (30fps / 15fps) For Sharing (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) Setting: OIS On / Off
Effect Movie Filter: Palette Effect 1, Palette Effect 2, Palette Effect 3, Palette Effect 4, Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish Eye, Classic, Retro
Edit Pause during Recording and Playing, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming


Media • Internal memory: 16 MB
• External memory: microSD Card (up to 2GB guaranteed) microSDHC (up to 32GB guaranteed) microSDXC (up to 64GB guaranteed)(3)
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)
Image Size 16M: 4608 x 3456, 14MP: 4608 x 3072 12MW: 4608 x 2592, 10M: 3648 x 2736 5M: 2592 x 1944, 3M: 1984 x 1488, 2MW: 1920 x 1080, 1M: 1024 x 768, 2D Panorama: 5000 x 720, Magic Frame: 2MW


Digital Output Connector USB 2.0 (Micro USB)
Audio • Microphone: Mono
• Internal Speaker: Mono
Video Output NTSC, PAL (user selectable)
DC Power Input 5V


Power Source Type • Rechargeable battery: BP85A (850mAh)
• Connector Type: Micro USB (5Pin)(4)

Physical Specification

Dimension Dimension (WxHxD) 99.6 x 58.3 x 18.9 (25.7)mm (including protrusions)
Weight 142.3g (without battery and memory card)
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 40°C
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 85%

S/W and PC OS

Bundle PC S/W Intelli-studio
Compatible OS Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7

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 PentiumIV 3.2GHz / AMD Athlon FX 2.6GHz or higher Minimum 512MB RAM (Over 1GB recommended) Windows XP SP2 / Vista / 7250MB 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

Usage note

  • (1) Intelli Zoom
  • (2) OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation)
  • (3) Internal memory capacity may not match these specifications.
  • (4) Included items may vary depending on sales region.