Samsung TL500 Review

Overall Score

50

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/1.7 CCD Sensor
  • 24-72 mm (3x) F1.8-2.4 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 114 x 63 x 29 mm, 386g.
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Samsung TL500 Overview


First introduced in July, 2010, Samsung TL500 is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/1.7 (7.44 x 5.58 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Samsung TL500 comes with a 7.53 x 5.64 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 9.41 mm (0.37").

- Full Frame
- Samsung TL500

Sensor resolution of Samsung TL500 ~ 3660 x 2731 pixels.

Samsung TL500 has Crop Factor: 4.6

The sensor has a surface area of 42.5 mm².

There are approximate 9,995,460 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Samsung TL500


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Samsung TL500 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Articulating Screen
RAW Support
Manual Focus
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Selfie Friendly Screen
Optical Image Stabilization
External Flash
614k dots Screen Resolution
Manual Exposure Mode
2.4 Lens at Tele
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Slow Lens at Wide: F1.8
Slow Continuous Shooting: 614 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Tele: F2.4
Type Scores

Samsung TL500 has an Overall Score of 50/100 and ranked #161 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #501 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Samsung TL500 Scores
Imaging score
40
Features score
49
Value for money score
66
Portability score
91
Overall score
50
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Samsung TL500


Samsung TL500 weighs 386g and has external dimensions of 114 x 63 x 29mm (4.49 x 2.48 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Samsung TL500 is 211 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Samsung TL500 is more by 16mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Samsung TL500
386g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Samsung TL500
29mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Samsung TL500 with the dimensions:

Samsung TL500

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight TL500 Dimensions TL500
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 386 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3 Panasonic LX3 265 g 386 g 109 x 60 x 27 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 386 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Panasonic LX5 271 g 386 g 110 x 65 x 43 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 386 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 386 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 386 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7100 Nikon P7100 395 g 386 g 116 x 77 x 48 mm 114 x 63 x 29 mm

Specifications of Samsung TL500


General
Brand Samsung
Model TL500
Announced July, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 5
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Articulated
Screen Resolution 614k 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 5.20
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow syncro, Manual
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.7
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 7.53 x 5.64 mm
Sensor Area 42.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats H.264
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 SLB-07A
Physical
Weight 386 g
Physical Dimensions 114 x 63 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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