ST100 Review by Noteforum - IU & Functions
Courtesy of Noteforum.co.kr
It’s the main UI and the same style interface as the ST550 or ST1000 which had the touch screen.
Supporting Smart Gesture UI function, users can change the mode or run functions by tilting the camera with having the button pushed, and by using Fn button on the bottom, frequently used functions can be selected and controlled quickly.
By pushing the mode icon located on the left top of the UI, the mode can easily be set. It supports Smart Auto, Auto, Program, Scene, and Dual IS, so users will not experience any inconvenience when taking a photo. The movie mode supports Smart Scene Recognition movie mode, so it let’s you set the camera quickly to the best situation when shooting your videos.[...]
As a front LCD camera, it supports some special functions. When taking shots with the front LCD, the back display is automatically locked and pushing the key icon, it unlocks. Including just a self shot, it supports children mode that helps children to focus on the camera, couple mode, and jump shot taking 3 continuous shots on a jump queue. It also shows information on the flash focus.
Without entering the setting menu, users can set the flash focus, the self timer, and the guideline. It can take shots as close at 5cm with the macro set. Also, a 2 to 10 sec self timer can be set. And guidelines help you make sure you shot is even.
It supports advance Smart Auto Smart Auto 2.0. Since the camera automatically optimizes the camera settings such as exposure and focus, high quality pictures can be taken. It’s more advanced than the usual Auto mode in other cameras. So, all you have to do is set the framing and push the shutter button and the camera takes care of the rest. [...] beginners can use this camera easily. In Smart Auto mode you can only set the Smart Flash, the Self Timer, and the Resolution.
The program mode can let’s you set all the functions, including Auto mode, Dual IS, and so on. The OIS on the camera is really good, much better then other models. [...]
Has a option called Scene mode, think of it like a manual Smart Auto mode. You can also set the camera to beauty Shot, this makes people’s faces really cute, by changing the contrast and saturation to soften the skin, removing any unsightly blemishes.
The Smart Scene Recognition mode recognizing landscape, natural, blue sky, and sunset including normal movie mode. It supports HD resolution and frame setting (30fps in 1280HQ), voice, OIS, and Smart Filter.