Samsung ST5500 Point & Shoot Digital Camera Black Description
Samsung ST5500 is a digital camera designed to exude perfection on all fronts be it performance, design, interface or features. The build of the camera is quite appreciable, for you would not get to know the difference it poses from other digicams until you hold it. The dimensions of the camera are 103.8 x 58.3 x 19.6mm and it weighs a little heavy on your hand with 183grams, but the weight will not bother once you have gotten along with its performance. The rear is slightly angled but only for a better grip and the design with complete matt finish has been provided to prevent fingerprints. Feature wise, the camera offers an optical zoom up to 7x and a standard 31mm lens. The stunning part is that it has 3.7inches AMOLED touch panel, which you can use for viewing numerous angles but that restricts you only to indoor shoots. On a sunny day, framing shots can be very difficult. The only physical controls available on camera are shutter release, power, and picture view. Getting along with the cam is not at all a hassle as the interface is laid out in a simple way. The menu system comprises of three parts- at extreme left, options such as scene modes, flash, timer, and auto focus appear and at the bottom half, you have white balance, metering, ISO, exposure and few others that all cleanly clubbed within a drop down interface. The larger portion of the remaining screen area is used for viewing your work. There are 6 shoot modes besides 13 scene modes such as face (up to 20), blink and smile detection. The effects that you can apply are; fish eye, vignetting, miniature etc.
You will find Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity when you go through the features of the camera. You can, after taking snaps and videos, directly upload the entire work over to social sites namely, Picasa, Facebook, YouTube, and Samsung's own Samsung Imaging. Uploading the work is quite a simple task, all you need to do is just drag and drop files that you want to appear on your account that you have signed into. You can even send pictures via email. The file transfer system uses Wi-Fi, the devices that are compatible can avail the file sharing like camera, PC and even multiple machines. The Samsung ST5500 comes with stylus such that if you face any problem while working over the OWERTY keypad, which as per users, is satisfactorily responsive. The summary of features available with this camera are the 14.2megapixels 1/2.3in CCD sensor, video shoot at 720p HD at 30fps, and dual (Optical + Digital) image stabilization.