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Samsung ST5500

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Review When it comes to technology, Samsung steers its own course. First off, the ST5500 uses a 3.7in AMOLED screen and has an abundance of technology on-board including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and AllSave – part of the DLNA wireless content sharing standard.

Samsung ST5500

So far, so good, but it’s a shame that Samsung has opted to use MicroSD cards rather than the full-size version.

The camera’s screen is large, but it’s not as bright as an LCD screen, and not so clear in sunlight. However, touchscreen operation is well designed - even if its execution isn’t always that smooth.

A tab on the right of the screen can be used for displaying or hiding the motion recognition and network/Bluetooth icons, while a tab at the bottom gives fast access to numerous functions (in the Program AE mode, this includes ISO speed, white balance, AF mode and optical image stabilisation).

Samsung ST5500

Remote control for virtualized desktops

Next page: Verdict

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