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 resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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More than 30% larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Overall image quality Significantly 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
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Color depth Better color depth 20.5 bits vs 19.2 bits
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Distinguishes 1.3 more bits of color
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
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1.5 fps
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More than 6.5x faster continuous shooting
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
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
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
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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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        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Very wide aperture Help
        X10:f/2.0
        TL500:f/1.8
        Sensor size Large sensors Help
        X10:2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
        TL500:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
        Supports RAW RAW support Help
        Better editing
        Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
        1 cm
        External flash Support external flash Help
        Better lighting
        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
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        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
        Waterproof Not waterproof Help
        Stay on land
        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        X10:12,800 ISO
        TL500:None
        GPS No built-in GPS Help
        Missing geo-tagging
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        3,200 ISO
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
        Limited to the in-camera mic

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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548

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

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

        Pro digicam

        $398

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
        Thickness Is thicker
        Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
        Fujifilm XF1

        Fujifilm XF1

        Pro digicam

        $323

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        External flash Doesn't support an external flash
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot G12

        Canon PowerShot G12

        Pro digicam

        $629

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Olympus XZ-1

        Olympus XZ-1

        Pro digicam

        $230 - $300

        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

        Pro digicam

        $355

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
        Nikon Coolpix P7100

        Nikon Coolpix P7100

        Pro digicam

        $409

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Dynamic range Has slightly narrower dynamic range
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

        Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Pro digicam

        $499 - $598

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot G15

        Canon PowerShot G15

        Pro digicam

        $390 - $400

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
        Low light performance More noise at high ISO
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $250

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Fujifilm FinePix X100

        Fujifilm FinePix X100

        Boutique

        $850 - $900

        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

        Samsung TL500 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung EX2F

        Samsung EX2F

        Pro digicam

        $403 - $612

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

        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Digicam

        $250 - $300

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

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