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Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240

Portability
93
Imaging
46
Features
33
Overall
40
Nikon Coolpix L32 front
 
Samsung TL240 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
32
Overall
35

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Key Specs

Nikon L32
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Digital Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F3.2-6.5) lens
  • 164g - 95 x 60 x 29mm
  • Announced January 2015
Samsung TL240
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 4800 (Increase 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
  • Additionally Known as ST5000
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Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Overview

Here is a complete review of the Nikon L32 versus Samsung TL240, both Ultracompact cameras by rivals Nikon and Samsung. There is a noticeable difference among the image resolutions of the L32 (20MP) and TL240 (14MP) but they use the exact same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The L32 was released 5 years later than the TL240 and that is a fairly sizable difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of the cameras come with the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before getting through a complete comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the L32 matches up vs the TL240 for portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Nikon L32 over the Samsung TL240

 L32 TL240 
ReleasedJanuary 2015January 2010Fresher by 62 months
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Samsung TL240 over the Nikon L32

 TL240 L32 
Screen dimension3.5"3"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Nikon L32 and Samsung TL240

 L32 TL240 
Focus manually Lack of manual focusing
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kIdentical screen resolution

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is intending to carry your camera regularly, you should factor in its weight and measurements. The Nikon L32 provides outer measurements of 95mm x 60mm x 29mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.1") along with a weight of 164 grams (0.36 lbs) and the Samsung TL240 has proportions of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") accompanied by a weight of 160 grams (0.35 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you have attached at the time. Following is the front view over all size comparison of the L32 and the TL240.

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability rating of the L32 and TL240 is 93 and 95 respectively.

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 top view buttons comparison

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is very tough to imagine the difference in sensor sizing only by seeing specifications. The graphic here might provide you a much better sense of the sensor sizing in the L32 and TL240.

To sum up, each of these cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements albeit different MP. You can expect the Nikon L32 to show more detail as a result of its extra 6 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also let you crop photographs somewhat more aggressively. The fresher L32 should have an edge with regard to sensor innovation.

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 sensor size comparison

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon L32 Portrait photography information
Samsung TL240 Portrait photography information
39
sensor resolution is decent (20MP)
supports face detect focusing
lack of manual focus
manual exposure not available
external flash not possible
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
28
MP count decent (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
no manual control
external flash not possible
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Nikon L32 as a Street photography camera
Samsung TL240 as a Street photography camera
56
image stabilization (Digital)
screen is fixed
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
more heavy than competition in class (164g)
60
image stabilization (Optical)
features touch focus
screen does not articulate
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
heavier than competition (160g)
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Sports Comparison

Nikon L32 Sports photography features
Samsung TL240 Sports photography features
48
image stabilization (Digital)
sensor resolution is decent (20MP)
great battery life (320 shots)
lack of shutter priority mode
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
43
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (14 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
no shutter priority mode
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Nikon L32 Travel photography features
Samsung TL240 Travel photography features
71
great battery life (320 CIPA)
sensor resolution is decent (20MP)
built-in flash
display is selfie friendly
pretty wide (26mm)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
more heavy than competition in class (164 grams)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
60
features touch focus
MP count decent (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
lack of Time Lapse function
heavier than competition (160 grams)
screen isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (31mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Nikon L32
Landscape photography with Samsung TL240
48
pretty wide (26mm)
nice screen size (3")
image stabilization (Digital)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
great battery life (320 shots)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
manual exposure not available
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Timelapse mode
37
very good size screen (3.5")
image stabilization (Optical)
MP count decent (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (31mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
no manual control
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
lack of Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon L32 as a Vlogging camera
Samsung TL240 as a Vlogging camera
66
pretty wide (26mm)
display is selfie friendly
image stabilization (Digital)
supports face detect focusing
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
video quality not great (1280 x 720 resolution)
doesn't have microphone support
more heavy than competition in class (164g)
27
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not great (31mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of external mic jack
heavier than competition (160g)
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Nikon L32 vs Samsung TL240 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon L32 and Samsung TL240
 Nikon Coolpix L32Samsung TL240
General Information
Brand Name Nikon Samsung
Model Nikon Coolpix L32 Samsung TL240
Also called - ST5000
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Announced 2015-01-14 2010-01-06
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 5152 x 3864 4334 x 3256
Maximum native ISO 1600 4800
Maximum enhanced ISO - 6400
Min native ISO 80 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 26-130mm (5.0x) 31-217mm (7.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.2-6.5 f/3.3-5.5
Macro focus range 10cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3" 3.5"
Resolution of screen 230k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4 secs 8 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/1500 secs
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.30 m 5.00 m
Flash options - Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30, 15 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video data format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 164 gr (0.36 lbs) 160 gr (0.35 lbs)
Dimensions 95 x 60 x 29mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.1") 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 life 320 images -
Battery format AA -
Battery model 2 x AA SLB-11A
Self timer Yes (10 secs) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double, Motion)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal
Storage slots 1 1
Price at release $120 $171