Samsung TL500 vs Olympus XZ-1

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Samsung TL500

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Olympus XZ-1

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Reasons to buy the Samsung TL500

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.

competitors

Samsung TL500 Competitors

Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F

Pro digicam

$400

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$90 - $100

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$635

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$309

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

Samsung TL500
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Windman_ (2:36 PM, October 13, 2011)
TL500/EX1 is great at daylight. images are crisp colors are very well maintained but when it is dark, it pushes iso level harsly. it has screen that is very good quality-when ambient light is low ,but under bright sun light it is hard to see images. video quality is good, but resolution is low. for this price it is a good investment which can accompany to DSLR during trips. I strongly sugget using a polarizer filter with an adaptor tube all times.