Samsung TL350

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Samsung TL350

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Samsung TL500

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Samsung TL500

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Reasons to buy the Samsung TL350

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 100x59x22 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung TL500

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 114x63x29 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 
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differences

Advantages of the Samsung TL350

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 1,000 fps vs None
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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
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Size Significantly smaller 100x59x22 mm vs 114x63x29 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Weight Much lighter 195 g vs 386 g
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Around 50% lighter
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 1.5 fps
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More than 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.1"
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More than 20% thinner
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Advantages of the Samsung TL500

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Aperture Wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/2.4
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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
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen type OLED screens Help
Bright and vivid
Aperture Wide aperture Help
TL350:f/2.4
TL500:f/1.8
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
920k dots
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Zoom Poor zoom Help
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TL500:3x

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$300 - $398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Sony Alpha NEX-3N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$280 body only

$420 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Has much better image quality
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$255 - $400

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$146

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Thickness Is thicker
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Samsung TL350 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$298 - $368

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung TL320

Samsung TL320

Compact

$350

Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Samsung NX10

Samsung NX10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$952 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Size Much larger
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$197 - $227

Zoom Much more zoom
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Size Much larger
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,064 body only

$649 - $800 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Samsung TL500 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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
Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F

Pro digicam

$470

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Battery life Much longer battery life
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Size Significantly larger
Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$300 - $500

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Significantly larger
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Olympus Stylus 1

Olympus Stylus 1

Pro digicam

$117 - $649

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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