Samsung is doing good in gadgets arena with launch of latest mobile phones and digital cameras. Recently we saw Samsung ST5500 and we were impressed by its quality and looks.
Samsung ST5500 is a Digital Camera and you can easily keep it in your pocket. The camera is cased in a plastic body that comes in three color choices – Black, Grey and Orange. The camera looks slim with 103.8 x 58.3 x 19.6 mm dimensions but weighs about 183 gm that is a bit heavy. The camera features a full matt finish that eliminates fingerprints.
Coming to image quality, it comes with 14.2 MP resolution and offers 7X optical zoom with a standard 31 mm lens, a pretty decent quality digital camera.
The best part of Samsung ST5500 is the large 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen display to perform all the image related tasks.
Apart from a full touch screen interface, it comes with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi support. It provide you features like uploading pictures to Facebook, Picasa, YouTube videos. You can also email them with the in-built ALLShareapplication.
Some other key features include Smart Face Recognition and Smart Album for organizing photos but type, date, color and week.
Price: Samsung ST5500 is available in India at Rs. 17,990
Dimensions (WxHxD): 103.8×58.3×19.6 mm
Resolution: 14.2 Mega-Pixel with 7x optical zoom
Lens: Schneider KREUZNACH Lens f = 5.6 ~ 39.2mm (35mm film equivalent: f 31 ~ 217mm)
Weight: 161.1 gm without battery and card
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red-eye fix
Memory: 13MB internal memory and microSD card support up to 4GB
Video Out: NTSC, PAL, HDMI
Display: 9.34cm (3.7) WVGA w/Full Touch Screen Panel AMOLED (Resistive)
Shooting Modes: Smart Auto, Auto, Program, Dual IS, Scene Smart Auto: Landscape, BlueSky, NaturalGreen, Sunset, White, Night, Backlight, Portrait, Night Portrait, Backlight Portrait, MacroPortrait, Macro, MacroText, MacroColour, Fireworks, Tripod,
Action Scene: Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Text, Close Up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Frame Guide, Beauty Shot Self-timer: 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Double, Motion Timer
Direct web uploading: Picasaweb, YouTube, Facebook, Samsungimaging.com, etc
Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
- Good Built quality and looks
- Responsive and large touch screen
- Easy to use with clear interface
- Matt finish for avoiding fingerprints
- Macro range is not up to mark
- Display is hardly visible under direct sunlight
Conclusion: Overall Samsung ST5500 is a good quality digital camera with slim design and cool looks.