Samsung TL205 Review

Overall Score

30

Main Features

  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 35-105 mm (3x) F3.0-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 99 x 59 x 20 mm, 177g.
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Samsung TL205 Overview


First introduced in January, 2010, Samsung TL205 is a 12 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung TL205 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Samsung TL205

Sensor resolution of Samsung TL205 ~ 3995 x 3003 pixels.

Samsung TL205 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 11,996,985 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung TL205


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung TL205 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
35 mm Wide Angle Lens
3.0 Lens at Wide
177g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.6
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.0
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Samsung TL205 has an Overall Score of 30/100 and ranked #700 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1102 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung TL205 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
23
Value for money score
48
Portability score
97
Overall score
30
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Samsung TL205


Samsung TL205 weighs 177g and has external dimensions of 99 x 59 x 20mm (3.9 x 2.32 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Samsung TL205 is 39 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Samsung TL205
177g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Samsung TL205
20mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung TL205 with the dimensions:

Samsung TL205

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight TL205 Dimensions TL205
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 283 g 177 g 133 x 71 x 19 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 177 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 177 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Fujifilm X20 Fujifilm X20 353 g 177 g 117 x 70 x 57 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 177 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 177 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Olympus XZ-1 Olympus XZ-1 275 g 177 g 111 x 65 x 42 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 Casio EX-ZR100 204 g 177 g 105 x 59 x 29 mm 99 x 59 x 20 mm

Specifications of Samsung TL205


General
Brand Samsung
Model TL205
Announced January, 2010
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 10
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.40
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 177 g
Physical Dimensions 99 x 59 x 20 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, SD/SDHC Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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