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Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240

Portability
96
Imaging
37
Features
25
Overall
32
Casio Exilim EX-Z800 front
 
Samsung TL240 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
32
Overall
35

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Key Specs

Casio EX-Z800
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 50 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 27-108mm (F3.2-5.9) lens
  • 124g - 91 x 52 x 20mm
  • Launched August 2010
Samsung TL240
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 4800 (Raise to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 31-217mm (F3.3-5.5) lens
  • 160g - 104 x 58 x 20mm
  • Revealed January 2010
  • Alternate Name is ST5000
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Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Overview

In this write-up, we will be reviewing the Casio EX-Z800 and Samsung TL240, both Ultracompact digital cameras by manufacturers Casio and Samsung. The sensor resolution of the EX-Z800 (14MP) and the TL240 (14MP) is relatively similar and they enjoy the same exact sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The EX-Z800 was announced 7 months after the TL240 so they are of a similar age. Both of these cameras offer the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before getting straight into a comprehensive comparison, below is a short synopsis of how the EX-Z800 scores against the TL240 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z800 over the Samsung TL240

 EX-Z800 TL240 
RevealedAugust 2010January 2010Newer by 7 months
Focus manually Very precise focus

Reasons to pick Samsung TL240 over the Casio EX-Z800

 TL240 EX-Z800 
Screen sizing3.5"2.7"Bigger screen (+0.8")
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Casio EX-Z800 and Samsung TL240

 EX-Z800 TL240 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kIdentical screen resolution
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is aiming to travel with your camera frequently, you'll have to factor in its weight and proportions. The Casio EX-Z800 has external dimensions of 91mm x 52mm x 20mm (3.6" x 2.0" x 0.8") having a weight of 124 grams (0.27 lbs) while the Samsung TL240 has measurements of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") with a weight of 160 grams (0.35 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you have chosen at the time. Following is the front view dimension comparison of the EX-Z800 compared to the TL240.

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the EX-Z800 and TL240 is 96 and 95 respectively.

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it is very difficult to visualize the difference between sensor dimensions simply by reading technical specs. The image below may give you a more clear sense of the sensor sizes in the EX-Z800 and TL240.

As you can tell, the two cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing and the identical megapixels so you can expect similar quality of photos but you really should factor the age of the products into consideration. The fresher EX-Z800 provides an edge when it comes to sensor innovation.

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-Z800 Portrait photography information
Samsung TL240 Portrait photography information
35
has manual focus
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
no manual control
external flash not possible
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
28
good megapixels (14MP)
lack of manual focus
no manual mode
can't use external flash
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Casio EX-Z800
Street photography with Samsung TL240
57
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
60
image stabilization (Optical)
supports focus via touch
fixed screen
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
more heavy than average in class (160g)
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-Z800 Sports photography details
Samsung TL240 Sports photography details
38
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14MP)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF
43
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14MP)
provides tracking focus
no shutter priority
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-Z800 Travel photography info
Samsung TL240 Travel photography info
65
megapixel count good (14MP)
flash built-in
relatively wide (27mm)
missing Timelapse function
display is not selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
60
supports focus via touch
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
lack of Timelapse function
more heavy than average in class (160 grams)
does not have a selfie friendly display
wide angle not good (31mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-Z800 Landscape photography information
Samsung TL240 Landscape photography information
42
has manual focus
relatively wide (27mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count good (14MP)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
screen is small (2.7 inches)
no manual control
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
missing Timelapse function
37
bigger than average screen (3.5 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
lack of manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (31mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
no manual mode
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
lack of Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-Z800 Vlogging highlights
Samsung TL240 Vlogging highlights
29
relatively wide (27mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
display is not selfie friendly
video res low (640 x 480 pxls)
missing external microphone jack
27
touchscreen enabled
image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not good (31mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
does not have a selfie friendly display
low quality video (1280 x 720 pxls)
lack of microphone support
more heavy than average in class (160 grams)
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Casio EX-Z800 vs Samsung TL240 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-Z800 and Samsung TL240
 Casio Exilim EX-Z800Samsung TL240
General Information
Brand Name Casio Samsung
Model Casio Exilim EX-Z800 Samsung TL240
Also called - ST5000
Category Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2010-08-03 2010-01-06
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Exilim Engine 5.0 -
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 4320 x 3240 4334 x 3256
Max native ISO 3200 4800
Max enhanced ISO - 6400
Min native ISO 50 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 27-108mm (4.0x) 31-217mm (7.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.2-5.9 f/3.3-5.5
Macro focus range - 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display diagonal 2.7 inch 3.5 inch
Resolution of display 230 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4s 8s
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/1500s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range - 5.00 m
Flash options Auto, flash off, flash on, red eye reduction Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 × 720 (20 fps), 640 x 480 (30 f ps) 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30, 15 fps)
Max video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 124 gr (0.27 lbs) 160 gr (0.35 lbs)
Dimensions 91 x 52 x 20mm (3.6" x 2.0" x 0.8") 104 x 58 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model NP-120 SLB-11A
Self timer Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double, Motion)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC, Internal MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal
Card slots One One
Pricing at release $150 $171