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SAMSUNG ST72 Purple 16.2 MP 5X Optical Zoom 25mm Wide Angle Digital Camera

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  • 16.2MP Sensor
  • Samsung 5x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 35mm Equivalent Focal Length
  • 3.0" 230k-Dot TFT-LCD Monitor
  • HD 720p Video Recording
  • Digital Image Stabilization

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Designed to Perform. Styled to Play.

The Samsung ST72 Compact Digital Camera is beautifully styled yet powerful, delivering stunning images. It features a 16.2MP 1/2.3" CCD sensor for high quality imagery and HD 1280 x 720 video. A built-in Samsung 5x optical zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 25-125mm, ideal for a wide array of shooting scenarios.  The Optical Image Stabilization compensates camera shake and subject blurring, perfect for the fully zoomed 5x capability. Image composition and playback is possible on the rear 3.0" 230k-dot LCD display and Smart Auto modes help you to achieve optimized exposure settings depending on the scene at hand. It also offers a host of camera features: Live Panorama, Smart Filter, Motion Photo and Magic Frames.

  • newegg 16.2MP with 25mm Wide-Angle Lens The 5x optical zoom gives you great close-ups, even from the back row. Up front? The 25mm wide-angle lens captures all the action on stage. And the combination of 16.2 megapixels and F2.5 lens give you high quality images — even in dim lights.
  • newegg 3" LCD Screen It comes with 3.0"(75mm) Intelligent LCD with improved contrast and color reproduction, allowing you to enjoy a wider and clearer image. The intelligent LCD brightness automatically detects environmental illumination and adjusts the LCD brightness for optimal image viewing. It does the thinking for you, which makes the SMART CAMERA a smart choice.
  • newegg 720p HD Movie Recording Inside this stylish, yet powerful camera, capture 720p HD-quality MPEG video at 30 frames per second —clearer than the average compact digital camera video. From the concert hall to birthday parties get HD-quality videos wherever you are.
  • newegg Live Panorama The Live Panorama enables you to capture a seemingly endless procession of gondolas gliding past a magnificent Venetian palace with an astounding 180-degree panoramic image. You can preview the image on the LCD before you even snap it. Just hold the shutter button, sweep across the scene and see what you’re going to get before you get it.
  • newegg Smart Auto Smart Auto automatically analyzes the shooting environment and then chooses the appropriate scene mode for the best possible results. Smart Auto analyzes key elements in the composition and automatically adjusts its 16 photo modes and four movie modes to capture the best shot.
  • newegg Smart Filter Boost creative fun with the Smart Filter –right on the display! Cartoon filter makes any photo look like an animated film scene while Cross Filter makes light sources appear to have several points of light, like stars. There’s also Ink Painting, Half-tone Dot and more ways for you to express your creative side.

Learn more about the SAMSUNG ST72


Part Number



Image Sensor

Image Sensor
1/2.3" CCD
Gross Pixels
16.56 MP
Effective Pixels
16.2 MP
16 M: 4,608 x 3,456
14 MP: 4,608 x 3,072
12 MW: 4,608 x 2,592
10 M: 3,648 x 2,736
5 M: 2,592 x 1,944
3 M: 1,984 x 1,488
2 MW: 1920 x 1080
1 M: 1,024 x 768
Image Stabilization
Digital Image Stabilization


Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X~14.4X (depends on image size)
Wide Angle
Focal Length
f = 4.5 ~ 22.5mm (35mm film equivalent : 25~125 mm)
2.5(W) ~ 6.3(T)


Shutter Speed
Smart Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2,000 sec., Program : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec., Night : 16 ~ 1/2,000 sec., Fireworks : 2 sec.


Auto Focus
Focus Modes
TTL Auto Focus (Center AF, Multi AF, Object Tracking AF, Face Detection AF)
Normal Focus Range
Normal : 80cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 250cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
Macro Focus Range
Macro : 5cm~80cm (Wide), 100cm ~ 250cm (Tele),
Auto Macro : 5cm~Infinity (Wide), 100cm~Infinity (Tele)


Flash Mode
Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Flash Range
Wide : 0.2m ~ 4.0m, Tele : 0.5m~1.6m


Exposure Control
Program AE
Exposure Compensation
-2 EV to +2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Metering System
Multi, Spot, Center-weighted, Face Detection AE
Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

White Balance

White Balance
Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom

Viewfinder & Monitor

3.0" 230K

Recording System

File Formats
Internal Memory
Approx 10MB
Storage Media
micro SD / micro SDHC / micro SDXC


Movie Format
Max. Recording Resolution
1280 x 720


A/V Out
NTSC, PAL (User selectable)




16.2MP with 25mm Wide-Angle Lens

720p Full HD Movie Recording

Live Panorama

Smart Auto

Smart Filter

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (WxHxD)
3.72" x 2.28" x 0.71"
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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