LCD and Viewfinder
Samsung ST30 has a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
ST30 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50 (Compare) or Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Digital IXUS 100 IS) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Samsung ST30 can shoot continuously at max speed of
and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec
Unfortunately ST30 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
With Samsung ST30, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 640 x 480 and save in and formats. 640 x 480 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution
ST30 has a built-in Mono microphone and a None speaker.
Samsung ST30 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Samsung ST30 Features Compared to Main Competitors