Updated (September 2011): Compare the Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Samsung TL500

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Samsung TL500

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

47

Samsung TL500

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
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Reasons to buy the Samsung TL500

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
320 ms shutter lag

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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
200 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Low light performance
Lower noise at high ISO
245 ISO vs 129 ISO
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The X10 has a slight edge (0.9 f-stops) in low-noise, high-ISO performance
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1.5 fps
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More than 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Overall image quality
Better image quality
50.0 vs 40.0
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Around 30% better image quality
Sensor size
Larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Color depth
Better color depth
20.5 bits vs 19.2 bits
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Distinguishes 1.3 more bits of color
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Battery life
Longer battery life
300 shots vs 240 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Dynamic range
More dynamic range
11.3 EV vs 11.1 EV
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0.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1500s
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2.7x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 16s
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Around 90% longer exposures
Weight
Slightly lighter
350 g vs 386 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Samsung TL500

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 460k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2
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At its widest zoom, the TL500's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
114×63×29 mm vs 117×70×57 mm
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2.2x smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 2.2"
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Around 50% thinner
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              X10f/2
              TL500f/1.8
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1.0 cm
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              X1011.3 EV
              TL50011.1 EV
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              X10245 ISO
              TL500129 ISO
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              X1020.5 bits
              TL50019.2 bits
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              X1050.0
              TL50040.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X104x
              TL5003x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              X1012,800 ISO
              TL500None
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              X1012 MP
              TL50010 MP

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $411 - $600

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Sensor size Has a significantly larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Focus points Has much fewer focus points
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Boutique

              $669 - $698

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $206

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $518

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $645

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Focus points Many fewer focus points
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Fujifilm X-M1

              Fujifilm X-M1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $349 - $499 body only

              $560 with 16-50mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Samsung TL500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX500

              Samsung NX500

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $799 with 16-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Slightly larger
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung EX2F

              Samsung EX2F

              Pro digicam

              $445

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Pro digicam

              $589

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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