Samsung SH100 Compact Camera

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Samsung SH100 Compact Camera

Samsung EC-SH100ZBPBUS
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Samsung PL170 Compact Camera

Samsung EC-PL170ZBPBUS
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Samsung ST65 Compact Camera

Samsung EC-ST65ZZBPSUS
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Price Best Price: $169.00
Best Price: $100.00
Best Price: $171.00
Best Price: $151.00
Pros
  • Great image quality and features for the price
  • Very small and light
  • Fun-to-use shooting modes
  • Wireless sharing and remote-control features
Cons
  • Touchscreen can be unresponsive
  • Has a toylike build
  • Uses MicroSD cards for storage
  • Digital stabilization only
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number EC-SH100ZBPRUS EC-SH100ZBPBUS EC-PL170ZBPBUS EC-ST65ZZBPSUS

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  " 2.70  "
Effective Camera Resolution 14.2  Megapixels 14.2  Megapixels 16.1  Megapixels 14.2  Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.33" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.33" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.33" (0.24" x 0.18") 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CCD CCD CCD CCD

General Information

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung Samsung
UPC Code 044701015703 SH100BLACK 044701015550 044701014478
Manufacturer Part Number EC-SH100ZBPRUS EC-SH100ZBPBUS EC-PL170ZBPBUS EC-ST65ZZBPSUS
Brand Name Samsung Samsung Samsung Samsung
Product Name SH100 Compact Camera SH100 Compact Camera PL170 Compact Camera ST65 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

The SH100's built in Wi-Fi can also automatically back up your shots to your PC by only pushing two buttons, or by using DLNA to wirelessly connect to your HDTV and see your photos and videos right away. Wi-Fi enables you to upload your pictures instantly to your social networking sites such as Facebook, Picasa or Photo Bucket, or email them to individual email addresses straight from the camera. The people you care about can now enjoy your experience from wherever they are. You can also record HD video and share your favorite moments over sites such as YouTube. To make the upload process of large files easier and quicker, the SH100 includes an account with mobile hotspot provider Boingo, giving you access to over 200,000 Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide.

The SH100's built in Wi-Fi can also automatically back up your shots to your PC by only pushing two buttons, or by using DLNA to wirelessly connect to your HDTV and see your photos and videos right away. Wi-Fi enables you to upload your pictures instantly to your social networking sites such as Facebook, Picasa or Photo Bucket, or email them to individual email addresses straight from the camera. The people you care about can now enjoy your experience from wherever they are. You can also record HD video and share your favorite moments over sites such as YouTube. To make the upload process of large files easier and quicker, the SH100 includes an account with mobile hotspot provider Boingo, giving you access to over 200,000 Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide.

Put yourself in the right frame with the Dual-LCD display PL170! Generous dual-view displays of large 1.5" front and wide 3.0" back let you choreograph flawless self-shots, previewed with ease on a larger screen. Convenient top button offers instant on/off power control for the front LCD screen and quick flips from still to movie or among shooting modes. Several Smart Settings make for easy-does-it perfect images.

 
Product Model SH100 SH100 PL170 ST65
Product Type Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera Compact Camera

Lens

Optical Zoom 5.0  x 5.0  x 5.0  x 5.0  x
Digital Zoom 5.0 5.0 5.0 3.0
Image Stabilization Electronic Electronic Electronic, Optical Electronic
Focus Modes     Auto Auto
Aperture Range       f/3.5 to 5.9
Minimum Focus Distance       1.97

Miscellaneous

Features Face Detection, Smart Capture Face Detection, Smart Capture Face Detection, Smart Capture Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Smart Capture, Manual White Balance

Physical Characteristics

Height 2.1" 2.1" 2.3" 2.2"
Width 3.7" 3.7" 3.8" 3.6"
Depth 0.7" 0.7" 0.7" 0.7"
Weight (Approximate)       3.88  oz

Video

Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps 30 fps 30 fps 60 fps
Video Formats     MPEG-4 Motion JPEG (AVI)

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type No No No No

Warranty

Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported     1 1
Battery Size Supported     Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in     No  
Battery Included     Yes  
Battery Rechargeable     Yes  

Interfaces/Ports

USB     Yes Yes
HDMI     Yes  

Image

Maximum Image Resolution     4608 x 3456 4320 x 3240

Memory

Memory Card Supported     microSD Card, microSDHC Card microSD Card, microSDHC Card

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed       1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed       8 Second

Flash

Flash Modes       Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync

Performance

Performance (New)

Exposure

Good      
Color

Very Good      
Sharpness

Very Good      
Distortion

Very Good      
Video Quality

Good      
Video Sound Quality

Good