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

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Samsung TL500

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

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Samsung TL500

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

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differences

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
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
Overall image quality
Better image quality
50.0 vs 40.0
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Around 30% better image quality
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
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
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
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1500s
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2.7x faster max shutter speed
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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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
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)
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
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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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/2.0
              TL500f/1.8
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              X102/3" 8.8x6.6mm
              TL5001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Common Weaknesses
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              X1011.3 EV
              TL50011.1 EV
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              X1020.5 bits
              TL50019.2 bits
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              X10245 ISO
              TL500129 ISO
              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
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              X1012,800 ISO
              TL500None
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $370 - $448

              Sensor size Has a much 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
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $182

              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Pro digicam

              $589

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Focus points Has significantly fewer focus points
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $399

              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

              $200

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $975

              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

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $57

              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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328 - $398

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Low light performance More noise at high ISO
              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
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $450 - $599

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $800 - $896 body only

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Samsung TL500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $177 body only

              $273 with 14mm lens

              Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Samsung EX2F

              Samsung EX2F

              Pro digicam

              $260

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              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
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Weight Lighter
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS5

              Travel zoom

              $600

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              Aperture Much narrower aperture

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