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

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 100x59x22 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung TL500

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Size
Really small
Compact 114x63x29 mm
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
 
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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
Weight Much lighter 195 g vs 386 g
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Around 50% lighter
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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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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/2.4
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At its widest zoom, the TL500's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 10 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Almost the same
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
TL350:f/2.4
TL500:f/1.8
Screen type OLED screens Help
Bright and vivid
Screen resolution Very 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
Weight Heavy Help
TL350:195 g
TL500:386 g
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Zoom Poor zoom Help
TL350:5x
TL500:3x

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung EX2F

Samsung EX2F

Pro digicam

$403 - $612

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$548 - $550

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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$331 - $567

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

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$280 - $400

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

Samsung TL350 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$198

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Much larger
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$84 - $120

Weight Significantly lighter
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Samsung TL320

Samsung TL320

Compact

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

Samsung TL500 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$250 - $300

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

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$230 - $500

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$355

Battery life Much longer battery life
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Much larger
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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