Samsung ST700 review Ilse Jurriën : August 21th 2011 - 21:30 CET
Samsung ST700 test photos : The Samsung ST700 is Samsung´s newest DualView camera. This compact camera series is characterized by a second display on the front, which allows you to easily take self-portraits. On the top of the camera, a separate button is available to activate it, and you can also double-click on the front display. Except for one menu button, the back of the Samsung ST700 camera is completely filled by the 3" touch screen. The Samsung ST700 digital camera has many creative functions and is easy-to-use. You do not need a technical photography background in order to take a nice, clear, photo with this point-and-shoot camera.
Samsung ST700 review
The Samsung ST700 is the top model in the Samsung DualView series of digital cameras, and the successor to the Samsung ST600 that was launched last year. Not only the resolution has increased from 14 to 16 megapixels, but also the Samsung ST700 is also equipped with a new Schneider-Kreuznach lens. With the new 26mm 5x optical zoom lens allows for the photographer to capture more in one photo, so that you can shoot complete buildings and landscapes. The Samsung ST700´s body is also compacter than the ST600, which also means that the size of the display has decreased from 3.5" to 3". In terms of functions and features, the Samsung ST700 strongly resembles the PL170, although that one does not have the front display.
Review Samsung ST700
Samsung was the first camera manufacturer that introduced the DualView technology onto the market at the end of 2009. The Samsung ST700´s front display is perfectly integrated into the camera. When the screen is shut off, you cannot even see that it is a display. The main screen´s touch interface is neat and tidy, has a modern appearance and works fast and intuitively. This in informed by the knowledge and experience from Samsung´s smartphones.
Samsung ST700 review
With the Smart 2.0 filters, you can give photos a surprising effect. With the Magic Frame function, you can choose from diverse templates in order to make a card or a poster. The Samsung ST700 is equipped with Smart Auto technology. This technology analyzes the subject´s brightness, movement and color so that the camera can choose the right settings automatically. The Smart Auto function works for photo as well as video recordings. The Samsung ST700 makes 720p-videos in HD quality at 30 frames per second. The Samsung ST700 is a nice digital compact camera that shoots good quality photos. The Samsung DualView camera is available at a price of € 299 including taxes.
Samsung ST700 test photos
The Samsung ST700 test photos were shot with a full production camera. This means that this Samsung ST700 is the same as the digital camera that is found in stores. The Samsung ST700 will soon be completely tested on technical aspects in our DIWA test lab, under laboratory conditions. The Samsung ST700 test photos in this article were shot in Turkey. The original Samsung ST700 photos can be downloaded via the links found underneath the photos.