Ilse Jurriën : January 8th 2011 - 22:30 CET
Samsung ST700 digital camera : Samsung Electronics announces the launch of a new DualView compact camera, reinforcing the company’s ownership of this area of the market and taking dual screen technology to the next level. The new Samsung ST700 offers a unique combination of high image quality, fun and engaging special features, and complete usability, which together with Samsung’s innovative dual screen technology adds up to a premium compact camera package for easy to capture self portraits. The ST700 represents the ultimate in dual screen innovation from Samsung. The new Samsung ST700 camera boasts a 1.8” front LCD screen, the largest ever incorporated into this style of camera, giving even more opportunities for portrait self-shooting, which has become the hallmark of the DualView camera.|
Samsung ST700 digital camera
The impressive front screen is complemented by a new 3.0” touch screen with Smart Access UI on the back of the camera for seamless usability and clear, crisp image display. The Samsung ST700 doesn’t lose out on quality either. With a 16.1 Megapixel (MP) image sensor and a 26mm 5x optical zoom lens for innovative image capturing, the Samsung ST700 is the most advanced DualView camera to date, allowing you to be part of the perfect moment. This new camera model also incorporates the Easy Self Shot feature, which allows you to turn on only the front screen for added privacy.
Samsung Dual View cameras
Samsung first brought the DualView technology innovation to the market towards the end of 2009. Since then, additional models have strengthened Samsung’s presence in this field, while also rapidly expanding the company’s market share within compact cameras as a whole. “We are very proud that our DualView technology has struck such a chord with our customers and we are determined to make sure that we continue to innovate with this unique technology,” said Mr. Hyunho Chung, Executive Vice President and Head of the Digital Imaging Business, Samsung Electronics.
Samsung ST700 digital camera
“Last year we introduced dual screen technology on many more of our products such as the ST600 and ST100. In 2011, we will do the same, while also showcasing our innovation with the unprecedented ST700, simply the best dual screen camera we have ever made. We look forward to these products improving our customers’ lives in the same way that they have helped us to grow our market share over the past two years, and we will continue to innovate to make sure we have complete ownership of this area of the market.”, added Mr. Hyunho Chung.
Picture Perfect Portraits with the Samsung ST700 camera
DualView cameras were designed with self-portrait photography in mind, and the new Samsung ST700 takes this to the next level to ensure you can place yourself in the perfect moment. In addition to the innovative new Easy Self Shot feature, the Samsung ST700 also includes a new Children mode that allows you to create your own animations to keep kids happy and engaged when you want to capture those special family memories. The Samsung ST700 uses 26mm lenses for a wider and deeper perspective that is ideal for portraits. The Samsung ST700 has an 16.1MP sensor for some of the sharpest images available.
Samsung ST700 features
For the new ST700 model, Samsung has also used its strength in the Smartphone market to develop a new Smart Access user interface (UI). The touch-based UI works in the same quick, intuitive way as many Smartphones, meaning that everyone will find the Samsung ST700 quick and easy to operate, and that even advanced functions can be simply done using a few touches of the buttons on the large, clear 3.0” wide touch LCD screen. The Smart Access UI enables users to drag, click and control ‘app-style’ icons, easily flip through photos, and control a range of the camera’s features.
Samsung ST700 camera technologies
The new Samsung ST700 also takes on a sense of fun, which is a big part of the DualView photography experience - putting artistic, professional pictures within reach of even novice users. The Samsung ST700 comes equipped with a HD Movie recording feature, so you have the control to capture great videos alongside your still images. The Smart 2.0 filters, such as ‘soft focus’, ‘half-tone dot’ and ‘cinema’ sit alongside more common features such as ‘fish-eye’, ‘miniature’ and ‘sketch’, giving entertaining and professional finishes at the touch of a button.
Samsung camera features
You can also deploy the newly added Magic Frame feature to instantly create formatted postcards or posters to share with your friends and family. By simply pre-selecting the template available on the camera and then taking your picture, the photo will automatically appear on selected template for original photo display. In addition, the Samsung ST700 features an HDMI output feature which provides seamless connectivity to your TV, and also come in four great stylish colors. Making a poster or a fun post card of you with friends has never been easier with the Magic frame capability.
Smart Auto on the Samsung ST700
The Samsung ST700 also includes Samsung’s Smart Auto feature, which works for both still and video images. The system analyzes key elements of your shot like brightness, color and motion and automatically adjusts the camera’s settings to get the perfect shot. Smart Auto includes 16 different modes for images and four for video. Users also have the option of controlling advanced features by selecting manual control.
Samsung ST700 review
As soon as we receive an Samsung ST700 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Samsung ST700 review.