Samsung ST66 Ilse Jurriën : January 18th 2012 - 11:20 CET
CES 2012 - Samsung ST66 digital camera : The 16,1 megapixel Samsung ST66 is the newest addition to the ST compact camera line-up from Samsung. The Samsung ST66 is a stylish and slim digital camera with a brushed metal body. The sleep and modern design is available in a set of trendy colors to suit every personality. Besides a beautiful design, the Samsung ST66 is equipped with a bunch of funny features, making it a pleasure to photograph with the new Samsung camera. The 5x optical zoom on the Samsung ST66 helps to ensure that detail is not lost when zooming in for a close-up. All captured on a 16 Megapixel CCD sensor, the Samsung ST66 means that brilliantly clear images can be taken anywhere and in style.
Like all Samsung ST cameras, the Samsung ST66 is slender enough to take with you in your pocket, enabling you to capture spontaneous moments whenever they appear, whether you are in the city or at a pool party. The 25mm wide angle bright lens, F/2.5 is ideal for low-light shooting, the lens is able to capture more light, making it possible to shoot pictures in the dark. The Samsung ST66 also includes 720p HD movie recording at 30fps, so users can capture a vivid videos and share them in an instant with friends and family.
Samsung ST66 camera
The Samsung ST66 is an easy to use digital camera, partly due to the Smart Auto 2.0 mode. The camera automatically identifies and selects the most appropriate settings, the only thing that's left for the photographer is point and shoot. No matter is you want to capture a portrait picture or shoot some fireworks, the Samsung ST66 identifies automatically what the shooting conditions are.
Samsung ST66 panorama pictures
Also integrated in the Samsung ST66 is an Live Panorama feature, allowing photographer to capture even more of the scene. The Live panorama photo function is ideal when you want to capture a large group of people or when you are in front of an endless landscape. Taking panorama pictures is really easy with the Samsung ST66, simply hold down the shutter button and sweep the camera across the action. The panorama photo can also be previewed on the LCD screen.
Samsung ST66 photo features
The Samsung ST66 is a camera that makes you laugh. Featuring a Funny Face feature, the Samsung ST66 makes it possible to bend, stretch and warp pictures of people's faces. You can enlarge the head of your neighbor and create a tiny little nose with it. Hilarious distortions can be easily created by simply pressing the 5 direction key. Once the camera is moved, Face tracking preserves the funny looks.
Magic frames on the Samsung ST66
Do you rather turn a portrait into an old film picture? With the Magic Frame feature on the Samsung ST66 it is also possible to create poster-like photos, you can even put your own face into a magazine. Simply select one of the built-in background templates and point the Samsung ST66 camera at the subject. Creative photography just doesn't have any limits on the Samsung ST66. Like the Picture-in-Picture feature, letting users insert one image into another. First take a background shot, then frame up your second shot, which will show up in front. This can be anything from a friend’s face appearing in the middle of a plate, or putting your child on top of your car.
Samsung ST66 price & availability
The Samsung ST66 is available in five different vibrant and trendy colors to suit every personality. The Samsung ST66 will be available for a suggested retail price of $120 USD in the United States / €100 Euro in Europe (prices may vary from country to country).
Samsung ST66 review
Once we receive an Samsung ST66 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and videos, along with an Samsung ST66 review. In the meanwhile read our Samsung ST96 review and the Samsung ST700 review to get an impression of the camera operation and the image quality that these Samsung ST cameras have to offer.