Samsung TL350 vs Samsung TL500

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Samsung TL350

55

Samsung TL500

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung TL350

Really small
Size
Compact (100×59×22 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
1,000 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung TL500

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

differences

Advantages of the Samsung TL350

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
1,000 fps vs None
Help
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
Help
Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Size
Significantly smaller
100×59×22 mm vs 114×63×29 mm
Help
Around 40% smaller
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
10 fps vs 1.5 fps
Help
More than 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Weight
Much lighter
195 g vs 386 g
Help
Around 50% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.1"
Help
More than 20% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Samsung TL500

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.4
Help
At its widest zoom, the TL500's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
Help
Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
Help
An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
Help
More than 50% larger sensor
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Screen type OLED screens Help
              Bright and vivid
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              TL350f/2.4
              TL500f/1.8
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              920k dots
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Boutique

              $669 - $698

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

              Samsung TL350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB2200F

              Samsung WB2200F

              Super zoom

              $230 - $349

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Samsung TL320

              Samsung TL320

              Compact

              Size Slightly smaller
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

              Super zoom

              $248 - $250

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony Alpha A5000

              Sony Alpha A5000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $280 body only

              $440 - $448 with 16-50mm lens

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              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 Much larger
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $206

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Samsung EX2F

              Samsung EX2F

              Pro digicam

              $445

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

              Pro digicam

              $589

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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