As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung ST65 is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts, digicams and super zooms. The Samsung ST65's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix SZ9 and the Lumix DMC-TS30) and Kodak (such as the EasyShare C533 and the EasyShare M552)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung ST65 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (27 mm vs 37 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (92×56×22 mm) vs compact (99×59×27 mm)), is newer (february 2011 vs august 2009), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (109 g vs 175 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Kodak EasyShare C533

Kodak EasyShare C533
5 years older

Significant advantages of the C533 (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the C533 (vs the ST65)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 27 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the C533 and ST65

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
1 year newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the ST65)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.9
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly heavier: 198 g vs 109 g
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the S110 and ST65

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Kodak EasyShare M552

Kodak EasyShare M552
similar age

Significant advantages of the M552 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M552 (vs the ST65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the M552 and ST65

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot A495

Canon PowerShot A495
1 year older
$112

Significant advantages of the A495 (vs the ST65)

  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the A495 (vs the ST65)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 27 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Larger: Compact (94×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)

common strengths of the A495 and ST65

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 175 g vs 109 g

Samsung TL220

Samsung TL220
1 year older

Significant advantages of the TL220 (vs the ST65)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the TL220 (vs the ST65)

  • Heavier: 169 g vs 109 g
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the TL220 and ST65

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS
2 years older
$312

Significant advantages of the SD960 IS (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the SD960 IS (vs the ST65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SD960 IS and ST65

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung ST65 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/3.3), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots).

Panasonic Lumix SZ9

Panasonic Lumix SZ9
1 year newer
$248

Significant advantages of the SZ9 (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.1 vs f/3.9
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the SZ9 (vs the ST65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SZ9 and ST65

  • Light weight: 119 g vs 109 g

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
3 years newer
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the ST65)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the ST65)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 0.86x

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and ST65

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the ST65)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the ST65)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 0.86x

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and ST65

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
3 years newer
$2,192

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the ST65)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 3.34x vs 0.86x
  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and ST65

  • Large viewfinder size: 3.34x vs 0.86x

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
3 years newer
$254

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the ST65)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the ST65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SX610 HS and ST65

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

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6 years newer
$319 - $379

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the ST65)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX730 HS (vs the ST65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the PowerShot SX730 HS and ST65

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung ST65 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1") and has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.7), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), is slightly larger (super compact (92×56×22 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX30 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX30 and ST65

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Sony Cybershot W530
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W530 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W530 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W530 and ST65

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
similar age
$100

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and ST65

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
3 years newer
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the ST65)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and ST65

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung ST65 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (27 mm vs 39 mm), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP), much larger viewfinder (0.86x vs 0.43x), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.7") and is slightly lighter (109 g vs 319 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2012).

Samsung ST66

Samsung ST66
10 months newer
$101

Significant advantages of the ST66 (vs the ST65)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2.5 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the ST66 (vs the ST65)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the ST66 and ST65

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S30

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S30
11 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-S30 (vs the ST65)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-S30 (vs the ST65)

  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 27 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the DSC-S30 and ST65

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
5 years newer
$99 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the ST65)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.3 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 27 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and ST65

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 109 g

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7)

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7 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the ST65)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.3 vs f/3.9

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) (vs the ST65)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.43x vs 0.86x

common strengths of the Lumix DC-TS7 (Lumix DC-FT7) and ST65

  • Large viewfinder size: 0.43x vs 0.86x
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung ST65 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (27 mm vs 36 mm), is significantly smaller (super compact (92×56×22 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5 MP), is newer (february 2011 vs february 2005) and is thinner (0.9" vs 4.8").

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.9 vs f/2.8) and has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H1
6 years older
$504

Significant advantages of the DSC-H1 (vs the ST65)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.9
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H1 (vs the ST65)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 27 mm
  • Lower true resolution: 5 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-H1 and ST65

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (108×81×92 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 591 g vs 109 g

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
3 years newer
$140 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.9
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the ST65)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 109 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and ST65

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 109 g