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Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240

Portability
92
Imaging
39
Features
57
Overall
46
Fujifilm XQ2 front
 
Samsung TL240 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
32
Overall
35

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Key Specs

Fujifilm XQ2
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 2/3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-100mm (F1.8-4.9) lens
  • 206g - 100 x 59 x 33mm
  • Announced January 2015
  • Older Model is Fujifilm XQ1
Samsung TL240
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 4800 (Boost to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 31-217mm (F3.3-5.5) lens
  • 160g - 104 x 58 x 20mm
  • Released January 2010
  • Other Name is ST5000
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Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Overview

Its time to look a bit more closely at the Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240, both Ultracompact digital cameras by brands FujiFilm and Samsung. The sensor resolution of the Fujifilm XQ2 (12MP) and the TL240 (14MP) is pretty well matched but the Fujifilm XQ2 (2/3") and TL240 (1/2.3") boast totally different sensor size.

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The Fujifilm XQ2 was revealed 5 years later than the TL240 and that is quite a big difference as far as technology is concerned. Both cameras feature the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before getting into a more detailed comparison, here is a brief overview of how the Fujifilm XQ2 grades versus the TL240 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm XQ2 over the Samsung TL240

 Fujifilm XQ2 TL240 
ReleasedJanuary 2015January 2010More recent by 62 months
Focus manually More exact focus
Screen resolution920k230kClearer screen (+690k dot)

Reasons to pick Samsung TL240 over the Fujifilm XQ2

 TL240 Fujifilm XQ2 
Screen size3.5"3"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Fujifilm XQ2 and Samsung TL240

 Fujifilm XQ2 TL240 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither includes selfie screen

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Physical Comparison

If you are aiming to lug around your camera regularly, you need to factor its weight and proportions. The Fujifilm XQ2 features outside measurements of 100mm x 59mm x 33mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 1.3") with a weight of 206 grams (0.45 lbs) whilst the Samsung TL240 has measurements of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") along with a weight of 160 grams (0.35 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 in our brand new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you use at that time. Here is a front view measurements comparison of the Fujifilm XQ2 compared to the TL240.

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the Fujifilm XQ2 and TL240 is 92 and 95 respectively.

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's difficult to visualise the gap between sensor measurements just by checking technical specs. The graphic underneath should offer you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm XQ2 and TL240.

As you can tell, each of these cameras come with different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The Fujifilm XQ2 having a bigger sensor will make getting shallow DOF simpler and the Samsung TL240 will give more detail because of its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also make it easier to crop pictures a good deal more aggressively. The newer Fujifilm XQ2 will have a benefit in sensor innovation.

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm XQ2 Portrait photography factors
Samsung TL240 Portrait photography factors
43
you can focus manually
features face detection focus
saves RAW files
cannot use external flash
low resolution sensor (12MP)
very small sensor size (2/3")
28
good megapixels (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
no manual exposure
no external flash support
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm XQ2
Street photography with Samsung TL240
62
has image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW files
screen does not articulate
very small sensor size (2/3")
more heavy than competitors (206 grams)
60
image stabilization (Optical)
features touch focus
no moving screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
heavier than competition in class (160g)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm XQ2 Sports photography advice
Samsung TL240 Sports photography advice
52
has image stabilization (Optical)
features tracking autofocus
good battery (240 shots)
supports phase detect auto focus
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (2/3")
43
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
lack of shutter priority mode
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Fujifilm XQ2
Travel photography with Samsung TL240
64
good battery (240 per charge)
flash built-in
reasonably wide (25mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
doesn't have Timelapse recording
more heavy than competitors (206 grams)
low resolution sensor (12 megapixels)
screen isn't selfie friendly
60
features touch focus
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
lack of Time Lapse recording
heavier than competition in class (160g)
does not feature selfie friendly display
wide angle not the best (31mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Fujifilm XQ2
Landscape photography with Samsung TL240
56
you can focus manually
reasonably wide (25mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
screen size is decent (3")
has image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW files
good battery (240 per charge)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
low resolution sensor (12MP)
very small sensor size (2/3")
doesn't have Timelapse recording
37
screen larger than average (3.5")
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
no manual exposure
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm XQ2 as a Vlogging camera
Samsung TL240 as a Vlogging camera
34
reasonably wide (25mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
has image stabilization (Optical)
features face detection focus
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
screen isn't selfie friendly
doesn't have external microphone jack
more heavy than competitors (206 grams)
27
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.3)
does not feature selfie friendly display
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of external mic jack
heavier than competition in class (160 grams)
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Fujifilm XQ2 vs Samsung TL240 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm XQ2 and Samsung TL240
 Fujifilm XQ2Samsung TL240
General Information
Company FujiFilm Samsung
Model type Fujifilm XQ2 Samsung TL240
Otherwise known as - ST5000
Type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Announced 2015-01-14 2010-01-06
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Powered by EXR Processor II -
Sensor type CMOS X-TRANS II CCD
Sensor size 2/3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 8.8 x 6.6mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 58.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12MP 14MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4000 x 3000 4334 x 3256
Maximum native ISO 12800 4800
Maximum enhanced ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 100 80
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 25-100mm (4.0x) 31-217mm (7.0x)
Maximal aperture f/1.8-4.9 f/3.3-5.5
Macro focusing distance 3cm 1cm
Crop factor 4.1 5.8
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 3 inch 3.5 inch
Resolution of display 920 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Display technology TFT color LCD monitor -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 30 secs 8 secs
Max shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/1500 secs
Continuous shutter speed 12.0 frames per sec -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 7.40 m (at Auto ISO) 5.00 m
Flash settings Auto, on, off, slow syncho Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
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)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 1280x720
Video data format H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic 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 206g (0.45 pounds) 160g (0.35 pounds)
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 Overall 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 shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal
Storage slots 1 1
Pricing at release $299 $171