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Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240

Portability
92
Imaging
39
Features
55
Overall
45
Fujifilm XQ1 front
 
Samsung TL240 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
32
Overall
35

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Key Specs

Fujifilm XQ1
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 2/3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-100mm (F1.8-4.9) lens
  • 206g - 100 x 59 x 33mm
  • Released November 2013
  • Refreshed by Fujifilm XQ2
Samsung TL240
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 4800 (Bump to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 31-217mm (F3.3-5.5) lens
  • 160g - 104 x 58 x 20mm
  • Introduced January 2010
  • Alternative Name is ST5000
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Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Overview

Its time to look more in depth at the Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240, both Ultracompact cameras by manufacturers FujiFilm and Samsung. The image resolution of the Fujifilm XQ1 (12MP) and the TL240 (14MP) is fairly comparable but the Fujifilm XQ1 (2/3") and TL240 (1/2.3") provide totally different sensor measurements.

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The Fujifilm XQ1 was unveiled 3 years after the TL240 which is a fairly serious gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of these cameras have the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before delving straight to a comprehensive comparison, here is a concise overview of how the Fujifilm XQ1 scores against the TL240 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XQ1 over the Samsung TL240

 Fujifilm XQ1 TL240 
IntroducedNovember 2013January 2010Newer by 48 months
Manually focus Very accurate focus
Display resolution920k230kClearer display (+690k dot)

Reasons to pick Samsung TL240 over the Fujifilm XQ1

 TL240 Fujifilm XQ1 
Display dimensions3.5"3"Larger display (+0.5")
Touch display Easily navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm XQ1 and Samsung TL240

 Fujifilm XQ1 TL240 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is planning to travel with your camera regularly, you'll have to take into account its weight and volume. The Fujifilm XQ1 comes with exterior dimensions of 100mm x 59mm x 33mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 1.3") and a weight of 206 grams (0.45 lbs) while the Samsung TL240 has sizing of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") accompanied by a weight of 160 grams (0.35 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you are utilizing at that time. The following is a front view measurements comparison of the Fujifilm XQ1 versus the TL240.

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 size comparison

Taking into account dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm XQ1 and TL240 is 92 and 95 respectively.

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is difficult to visualise the contrast in sensor dimensions simply by going through specifications. The picture underneath might give you a much better sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm XQ1 and TL240.

To sum up, both of those cameras provide different resolutions and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm XQ1 having a larger sensor will make getting bokeh less difficult and the Samsung TL240 will produce more detail having an extra 2MP. Greater resolution will also let you crop pics more aggressively. The younger Fujifilm XQ1 will have an advantage with regard to sensor tech.

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 Portrait photography factors
Samsung TL240 Portrait photography factors
43
focusing manually
offers face detect focusing
delivers RAW formats
no external flash support
sensor resolution not great (12 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (2/3")
28
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
no manual control
can't use external flash
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 Street photography details
Samsung TL240 Street photography details
62
built in image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
no articulating screen
tiny sensor size (2/3")
heavier than others (206g)
60
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with focus by touch
no moving screen
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
more heavy than competition (160 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 as a Sports photography camera
Samsung TL240 as a Sports photography camera
49
built in image stabilization (Optical)
great battery life (240 CIPA)
comes with phase detect AF
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
tiny sensor size (2/3")
43
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
has tracking autofocus
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 Travel photography features
Samsung TL240 Travel photography features
64
great battery life (240 shots)
built-in flash
reasonably wide (25mm)
good maximum aperture (f1.8)
missing Time Lapse mode
heavier than others (206 grams)
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
does not contain selfie friendly screen
60
comes with focus by touch
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
doesn't have Timelapse mode
more heavy than competition (160 grams)
screen is not selfie friendly
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 Landscape photography advice
Samsung TL240 Landscape photography advice
56
focusing manually
reasonably wide (25mm)
good maximum aperture (f1.8)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW formats
great battery life (240 per charge)
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
tiny sensor size (2/3")
missing Time Lapse mode
37
big screen (3.5 inches)
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
no manual control
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XQ1 Vlogging highlights
Samsung TL240 Vlogging highlights
34
reasonably wide (25mm)
good maximum aperture (f1.8)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
offers face detect focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 resolution)
does not contain selfie friendly screen
missing mic jack
heavier than others (206g)
27
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
screen is not selfie friendly
low quality video (1280 x 720 pixels)
doesn't have external microphone jack
more heavy than competition (160 grams)
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Fujifilm XQ1 vs Samsung TL240 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XQ1 and Samsung TL240
 Fujifilm XQ1Samsung TL240
General Information
Make FujiFilm Samsung
Model type Fujifilm XQ1 Samsung TL240
Also called as - ST5000
Type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Released 2013-11-26 2010-01-06
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS II CCD
Sensor size 2/3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 8.8 x 6.6mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 58.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixel 14 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 4334 x 3256
Highest native ISO 12800 4800
Highest boosted ISO - 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 25-100mm (4.0x) 31-217mm (7.0x)
Maximum aperture f/1.8-4.9 f/3.3-5.5
Macro focusing range 3cm 1cm
Crop factor 4.1 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inch 3.5 inch
Screen resolution 920 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Screen tech TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 seconds 8 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/1500 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 12.0fps -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 7.40 m (at Auto ISO) 5.00 m
Flash modes Auto, on, off, slow syncho Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30, 15 fps)
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 206 grams (0.45 lb) 160 grams (0.35 lb)
Physical dimensions 100 x 59 x 33mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 1.3") 104 x 58 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 240 shots -
Battery format Battery Pack -
Battery ID NP-48 SLB-11A
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double, Motion)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal
Storage slots One One
Launch pricing $500 $171