• ES17


    12.2 Megapixels
    High picture quality is obtained by employing an 12.2 megapixels 1/2.33″  high resolution CCD sensor. Clear picture quality can be enough resolution for printing up to poster size. A robust mounted image processor allows for rich gradation, fast and high quality picture processing.

    2.5″  230K Intelligent LCD
    The Samsung ES17 has a 2.5″  LCD for improved contrast and colour reproduction, allowing you to enjoy a wider and clearer image. Also The Samsung ES17 is Intelligent LCD brightness automatically detects environmental illumination and adjusts LCD brightness for optimal imageviewing.

    Movie Recording (VGA@30fps / MJPEG)
    Powerful video recordings with MJPEC VGA resolution high quality video recording is enabled by supporting 3x optical zoom, VGA resolution at 640 X 480, and 30/14fps. Video editing capabilities(Pause during recording, Still Image Capture) enable expression of various images.

    Face Detection (AF/AE/AWB)
    With the Face Detection function, you can now take better portrait pictures with ease. The function is able to distinguish faces from the rest of the background and automatically focus on them. It can then adjust the brightness of the faces so that your portraits come out perfect every time.

    Red-eye Fix
    A special red-eye fix algorithm on the camera automatically eliminates red-eye from your pictures. You can remove red-eye during image payback, or for even greater convenience, set the camera to automatically detect and eliminate red-eye from your shots as they are taken.

    Beauty Shot
    The Beauty Shot feature is like having your own make-up artist”"right in your camera. It automatically identifies imperfections such as blemishes and dark spots on the face, and retouches them so that faces appear brighter and smooth. And with different level settings, you can control the amount of retouching that takes place”"it’s that simple!

    Digital Image Stabilization (DIS)
    Thanks to the enhanced sensitivity of Samsung’s imaging sensor and Digital Image Stabilization (DIS) technology, you can rest assured that you’ll be able to capture beautifully clear images”"even in low-light situations. So if flash photography is not an option, don’t worry because Samsung’s DIS will quickly become your trusted friend.

    ISO 1600
    The Samsung ES17 has an auto sensitivity feature that automatically adjusts sensitivity according to the ambient exposure conditions up to ISO 1600. The high sensitivity setting of ISO 1600 lets you take clearer pictures, in poor lighting conditions, without camera shake or image blurring.

    Self Portrait
    Samsung’s advanced Face Detection technology takes the guesswork out of taking portraits”"especially your own. With the convenient Self Portrait function, you’ll now be able to easily take perfect self portraits every time. A beeping sound will notify you when your face is properly positioned and it’s time to take the shot. The function can even recognize up to three faces so your friends are never left out.

    Photo Help Guide and Function Description
    With the Multi Slide Show function you can arrange pictures into a slide show, add music and active slide effects to bring out the emotion in your photos”"a great way to make a story as you go or share your memories with family or friends!

    + User Manual


    Image Sensor


    1/2.33″ ³ (Approx. 7.81mm) CCD

    Effective Pixel

    Approx. 12.2 Mega-pixel

    Total Pixel

    Approx. 12.3 Mega-pixel


    Focal Length

    SAMSUNG Lens f = 6.3 ~ 18.9mm (35mm film equivalent : 35~105mm)

    F No.

    F3.2(W) ~ F5.8(T)

    Digital Zoom

    Still Image mode : 1.0X ~3.0X
    Play mode : 1.0X ~ 12.5X (depends on image size, Min. size is 320×240)

    Image Stabilization

    Image Stabilization

    DIS (Digital Image Stabilization)





    2.5″ (6.4cm), QVGA (230,000 pixels)






    TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF, Face Detection AF)


    Normal : 80cm ~ infinity
    Macro : 10cm~80cm (Wide), 50cm ~ 80cm (Tele)
    Auto Macro : 10cm~Infinity (Wide), 50cm~ Infinity (Tele)

    Shutter Speed

    Shutter Speed

    Auto : 1/8 ~ 1/1,500 sec.,Program : 1 ~ 1/1,500 sec.
    Night : 8 ~ 1/1,500 sec.,Fireworks : 2 sec.



    Program AE


    Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Face Detection AE


    ,±2EV (1/3EV steps)

    ISO Equivalent

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



    Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red Eye Fix


    Wide : 0.4m ~ 3.8m, Tele : 0.5m ~ 2.1m (ISO AUTO)

    Recharging Time

    Approx. , 5 sec.



    Soft+, Soft, Normal, Vivid, Vivid+

    White Balance

    White Balance

    Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom

    Still Image


    Mode: Auto, Program, DIS,Photo help Guide , Scene Scene : Beauty Shot, Potrait, Night scene, Children, Landscape, Text, Close-up, Sunset, Dawn,
    Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow
    Continuous: Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB
    Self-timer: 10sec.2sec., Double, Motion Timer


    Photo Style Selector :Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
    Image Adjust : Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation (5 steps)


    Image Edit : Resize, Rotate, Trimming
    Photo Style Selector :Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
    Image Adjust : Face Retouch, Red Eye Fix, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation

    Image Play

    Image Play

    Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide show, Movie Clip
    * Slide show : Slide show with Effect & Music

    Voice Recording

    Voice Recording

    Voice Recording (max. 10 hours)
    Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)

    Date Imprinting

    Date Imprinting

    Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)

    Movie Clip


    With Audio or without Audio
    (user selectable, recording time : Max 2 hours)
    Size : 640×480, 320×240
    (3X Optical Zoom, Mute during Zoom Operation)
    Frame rate : 30 fps, 15 fps


    Photo Style Selector :Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB


    Pause during recording, Still Image Capture



    Internal memory: Approx. 11MB flash memory
    External memory: SD Card(up to 2GB guaranteed)
    MMC plus(up to 1GB guaranteed)
    SDHC (up to 8GB guaranteed)

    File Format

    Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0
    Movie Clip : AVI (MJPEG)
    Audio : WAV

    Image Size

    Normal Shooting Mode
    12M: 4000×3000 pixels
    8M: 3264×2448 pixels
    5M : 2592×1944 pixels
    3M : 2048×1536 pixels
    1M: 1024×768 pixels

    Wide Shooting Mode
    9MW: 3968 x 2232 pixels
    2MW 1920×1080 pixels

    Print Shooting Mode
    10MP: 3984 x 2656 pixels

    5M: 2592×1944, 3M: 2048×1536, 1M: 1024×768

    4MP: 2592×1728, 2MP: 1800×1200

    4MW: 2592×1458, 2MW: 1920×1080


    Digital output connector

    USB 2.0


    Microphone : Mono
    Internal Speaker : Mono

    Video Out

    AV : NTSC, PAL (user selectable)

    DC power input




    Power Source

    Power Source

    Primary Battery: 2x AA Alkaline
    Rechargeable battery :SNB-2512B KIT(2xAA Ni-MH Battery & Charger)
    Connector Type : 8pin
    * Included battery may vary depending on sales region.

    Physical Specification

    Dimensions (WxHxD)



    121g (without battery and card)

    Operating Temperature

    0 ~ 40 ,°C

    Operating Humidity

    5 ~ 85%



    Samsung Master, Adobe Reader

    Special Features

    Special Features

    Self Portrait
    Intelligent LCD
    MJPEG VGA 30fps
    Face Detection
    Beauty Shot
    DIS(Digital Image Stabilization)
    Photo Help Guide


    For Windows

    PC with processor better than Pentium 500MHz (Pentiumlll 800MHz recommended)
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista
    250 MB of available hard-disk space (Over 1GB recommend)
    Minimum 256MB RAM (Over 512MB recommended)
    USB port
    CD-ROM drive
    1024 ƒ-768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor (24-bit color display recommended)
    Microsoft DirectX 9.0C or later

    For Macintosh

    Power Mac G3 or later
    Mac OS 10.3 or higher
    Minimum 256MB RAM
    110MB of available hard-disk space
    USB port
    CD-ROM drive

    * Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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