• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung ST66 advantages over Samsung ST72

Samsung ST72 advantages over Samsung ST66

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Samsung DV300F

Samsung ST66
Samsung DV300F
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Samsung ST72
Samsung DV300F
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Sony WX50

Samsung ST66
Sony WX50
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
Samsung ST72
Sony WX50
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus

Compared to Sony WX70

Samsung ST66
Sony WX70
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
Samsung ST72
Sony WX70
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus

Compared to Samsung MV900F

Samsung ST66
Samsung MV900F
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Lighter weight
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen
Samsung ST72
Samsung MV900F
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Samsung ST150F

Samsung ST66
Samsung ST150F
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung ST72
Samsung ST150F
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
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