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Samsung Digital Cameras

Samsung CL65 / ST1000


Samsung CL65 / ST1000

Category: Point-and-Shoot

The Samsung CL65 / ST1000 is an ultra slim point-and-shoot digital camera featuring 12.2MP resolution, 5x optical zoom (35 - 175 mm, 35mm equivalent), and an extra large 3.5-in. touch screen panel LCD (with a whopping 1,152K dots resolution).

What sets the Samsung CL65 / ST1000 apart from its competitors is the built-in GPS and Geo-tagging capability to locate where each picture is taken, Bluetooth to exchange pictures with other Bluetooth-enabled devices like your mobile phone, and Wi-Fi so you can e-mail your pictures to your email account or post to Facebook, YouTube or Picasa.

The LCD is touchscreen uses Haptic sensor technology to provide vibrating and audio feedback with every control. The Smart Gesture User Interface uses the built-in Acceleration Sensor to interpret your gestures as commands: manage camera functions, rotate or delete photos, and create special slide shows all without lifting a finger.

Smart Auto automatically analyzes the scene and selects from 12 scene modes. Beauty Shot automatically retouches imperfections such as blemishes and dark circles. Smile and Blink Detection detects when a subject's eyes are open and smiles are at their peak.

The Samsung CL65 / ST1000 will record HD quality video 1280x720 with sound @ 30fps.

The Samsung CL65 / ST1000 will appeal to photographers desiring a stylish ultra compact and easy-to-use digital camera they can carry anywhere and that will let them post quickly to social networks.

Samsung CL65 / ST1000
QuickFact™ Sheet
  Samsung CL65 / ST1000 US | CA | UK  
  Image Sensor Approx. 12.2 Mega-pixels 1/2.33-in. (appox 7.79mm)  CCD  

Schneider Lens

  Focal Length 6.3 mm ~ 31.5 mm (35mm film Equivalent : 35mm ~ 175mm)  
  Aperture Range F3.6(W) ~ F4.8(T)  
  Optical Zoom 5x  
  Digital Zoom

Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 5.0X
Play mode : 1.0X ~ 12.5X (depends on image size)

  Focus Range / Macro Normal : 80cm ~ infinity
Macro : 5cm ~ 80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
Auto Macro : 5cm ~ Infinity (Wide), 50cm ~ Infinity (Tele)
  Auto Focus TTL auto focus(Multi AF, Center AF, Face Detection AF, Smart Touch AF,  Face Recognition AF, Touch AF)  
  Image Stabilization

Dual IS (OIS + DIS)
* OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), DIS (Digital Image Stabilization)

  Shutter Speed

Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/2000 sec.
Program : 1 ~ 1/2000 sec. Night : 8 ~ 1/2000 sec.
Fireworks : 2 sec.

  Exposure Control Program AE  
  Shooting Modes

Smart Recognition, Auto, Program, Dual IS, Scene

Scene : Portrait, Children, Landscape, Text, Close-up, Sunset, Beauti Shot, Night, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Frame Guide

  Exposure Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)  
  Light Metering Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection AE  
  White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom  
  Viewfinder None  

3.5-in. (8.9cm) Wide 1,152K dots Full Touch Screen Panel TFT LCD

  ISO Sensitivity

Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200


Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red eye fix

Range: Wide : 0.2m ~ 3.3m,  Tele : 0.5m ~ 2.4m (ISO AUTO)

Recharging Time: Approx. 4 sec.


Recording - With Audio or without Audio (Max Recording time : 20 Min.)
Size : 1280x720(30fps & 15fps) High Quality, 1280x720(30fps & 15fps) Standard Quality, 640x480(30fps & 15fps), 320x240 (60fps & 30fps),  For Share(320X240, 30fps)

Effect - Color : Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom

Edit - Pause during recording, Still Image Capture, Time Trimming

  Storage Media

Internal Memory : About 100MB
External Memory(Optional) : Micro SD™ (up to 4GB guaranteed)
Micro SDHC (up to 4GB guaranteed)

  Power Source Rechargeable battery : SLB-11A (1,130mAh)
Adaptor : SAC-48, SCB34-U05
* Included battery may vary depending on sales region.
  Included Accessories
SLB-11A rechargeable battery
AC Adapter / USB Cable
Wrist strap
Software CD-ROM (User Manual)
  Dimensions (W x H x D) 99.8 X 60.8 X 18.9mm  
  Weight 156g (without battery and card)  
  MSRP US $399.99 / CDN $449.99 / UK £250  

* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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