Samsung TL500 with Canon A4000 IS Comparison

Samsung TL500 and Canon A4000 IS Main Features

  • July, 2010
  • February, 2012
  • 10 MP 1/1.7 CCD Sensor
  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 24-72 mm (3x) F1.8-2.4 Zoom Lens
  • 28-224 mm (8x) F3.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • -
  • 1.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 114 x 63 x 29 mm, 386g.
  • 95 x 56 x 24 mm, 145g.
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Samsung TL500 Scores


Imaging score
40
Features score
49
Value for money score
66
Portability score
91
Overall score
50

Canon A4000 IS Scores


Imaging score
21
Features score
31
Value for money score
52
Portability score
98
Overall score
34

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS with Samsung TL500 Overview


Let's compare Samsung TL500 with Canon PowerShot A4000 IS. These models are included in the Small Sensor Compact cameras. Samsung TL500 was released in 2010, and Canon A4000 IS in 2012. PowerShot A4000 IS is newer, which is a plus. TL500 2 years older.
The sensor resolution of PowerShot A4000 IS is greater than that of TL500. The difference of 6 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (PowerShot A4000 IS), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Samsung TL500, the maximum ISO is greater by 1600. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Samsung TL500 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General TL500 PowerShot A4000 IS
Brand Samsung Canon
Model TL500 PowerShot A4000 IS
Announced July, 2010 February, 2012
Body Type Compact Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 5 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 614k pixels 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/8 sec 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.20 3.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow syncro, Manual Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/1.7 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD CCD
Sensor Dimensions 7.53 x 5.64 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 42.5 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200 1600
Min Native ISO 80 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264 H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 175 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model SLB-07A NB-11L
Physical
Weight 386 g 145 g
Physical Dimensions 114 x 63 x 29 mm 95 x 56 x 24 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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