As well as being compared against other compacts, the Samsung TL225 is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Samsung TL225's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS) and Samsung (such as the DV150F and the ST700)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung TL225 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (27 mm vs 31 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 230k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a touch screen.

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED) and is older (august 2009 vs february 2011).

Samsung ST700

Samsung ST700
1 year newer
$280

Significant advantages of the ST700 (vs the TL225)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST700 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the ST700 and TL225

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×55×20 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"

Samsung PL170

Samsung PL170
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the PL170 (vs the TL225)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PL170 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the PL170 and TL225

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×19 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the TL225)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the TL225)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 27 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots

common strengths of the TL205 and TL225

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Samsung TL220

Samsung TL220
similar age

Significant advantages of the TL220 (vs the TL225)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL220 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the TL220 and TL225

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3.5"

Samsung CL80

Samsung CL80
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the CL80 (vs the TL225)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the CL80 (vs the TL225)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 31 mm vs 27 mm
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the CL80 and TL225

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very large screens: 3.7" vs 3.5"
  • Fairly small: Super compact (104×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
1 year newer
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the TL225)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.5
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the 300 HS and TL225

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung TL225 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3.5" vs 2.7"), has a much higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 230k dots), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.7" vs 0.9").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (august 2009 vs january 2016) and is slightly heavier (187 g vs 126 g).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
6 years newer
$180 - $189

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the TL225)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and TL225

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 187 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220
4 years newer
$198

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the TL225)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Lighter: 121 g vs 187 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX220 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the DSC-WX220 and TL225

  • Very small: Super compact (92×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 121 g vs 187 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
6 years newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the TL225)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and TL225

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 187 g

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
6 years newer
$99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the TL225)

  • Significantly lighter: 119 g vs 187 g

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and TL225

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 119 g vs 187 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
5 years newer
$199

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the TL225)

  • Has a GPS
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and TL225

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 187 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
6 years newer
$118 - $119

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the TL225)

  • Lighter: 126 g vs 187 g

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and TL225

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 126 g vs 187 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung TL225 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3.5" vs 2.7"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 460k dots), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a touch screen and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.5), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 25 mm), is slightly larger (super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs ultra compact (92×52×13 mm)), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Samsung DV150F

Samsung DV150F
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DV150F (vs the TL225)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV150F (vs the TL225)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV150F and TL225

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the TL225)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the TL225)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX70 and TL225

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Samsung TL225 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3.5" vs 3"), has a significantly higher resolution screen (1,152k dots vs 460k dots), is significantly smaller (super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), has a touch screen and is thinner (0.7" vs 4.8").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/3), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 23 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (august 2009 vs february 2016).

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

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

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the TL225)

  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the TL225)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 1,152k dots
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Significantly smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and TL225

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 187 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
6 years newer
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the TL225)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 27 mm
  • Wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.5

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the TL225)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 3" vs 3.5"
  • No touch screen
  • Lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,152k dots

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and TL225

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Super compact (100×60×19 mm)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 187 g