Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Samsung TL500

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
200 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Focus points
Many focus points
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Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

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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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
Overall image quality Significantly 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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 10 fps vs 1.5 fps
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More than 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Color depth Better color depth 20.5 bits vs 19.2 bits
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Distinguishes 1.3 more bits of color
True resolution Higher true resolution 12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.3 EV vs 11.1 EV
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0.2 f-stops more dynamic range
Battery life Longer battery life 300 shots vs 240 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $322.90 vs $549.99
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The best price we've seen is $227 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Weight Slightly lighter 350 g vs 386 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 16s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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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 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.0
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At its widest zoom, the TL500's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size Smaller 114x63x29 mm vs 117x70x57 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              X10:f/2.0
              TL500:f/1.8
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              X10:2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
              TL500:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              X10:11.3 EV
              TL500:11.1 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              X10:20.5 bits
              TL500:19.2 bits
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              X10:50.0
              TL500:40.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X10:4x
              TL500:3x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              X10:30s
              TL500:16s
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              X10:12,800 ISO
              TL500:None
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              X10:12 MP
              TL500:10 MP

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $500 - $598

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $548

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $338 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Thickness Is thicker
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $599

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $511 - $549

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Pentax MX-1

              Pentax MX-1

              Pro digicam

              $269

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $820

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

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              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $809 - $900

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $185 - $215

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $500

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sensor size Smaller sensor

              Samsung TL500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung EX2F

              Samsung EX2F

              Pro digicam

              $329

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180 - $300

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Nikon Coolpix P7000

              Nikon Coolpix P7000

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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