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Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320

Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
32
Overall
35
Samsung TL240 front
 
Samsung TL320 front
Portability
98
Imaging
35
Features
36
Overall
35

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Key Specs

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
  • Launched January 2010
  • Alternative Name is ST5000
Samsung TL320
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-120mm (F2.8-5.8) lens
  • n/ag - 97 x 61 x 21mm
  • Released February 2009
  • Additionally Known as WB1000
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Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Overview

Below, we are evaluating the Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320, both Ultracompact cameras and both of them are sold by Samsung. The image resolution of the TL240 (14MP) and the TL320 (12MP) is fairly close and they feature the exact same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The TL240 was manufactured 11 months later than the TL320 which means that they are both of a similar generation. The two cameras come with the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before getting through a comprehensive comparison, below is a quick introduction of how the TL240 grades versus the TL320 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Samsung TL240 over the Samsung TL320

 TL240 TL320 
ReleasedJanuary 2010February 2009Fresher by 11 months
Display dimension3.5"3"Larger display (+0.5")
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Samsung TL320 over the Samsung TL240

 TL320 TL240 
Manually focus Very precise focusing
Display resolution460k230kClearer display (+230k dot)

Common features in the Samsung TL240 and Samsung TL320

 TL240 TL320 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Physical Comparison

For those who are aiming to carry your camera regularly, you will want to take into account its weight and dimensions. The Samsung TL240 has got external dimensions of 104mm x 58mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") with a weight of 160 grams (0.35 lbs) and the Samsung TL320 has dimensions of 97mm x 61mm x 21mm (3.8" x 2.4" x 0.8") and a weight of n/a grams (0.00 lbs).

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Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you use at the time. The following is the front view physical size comparison of the TL240 and the TL320.

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability rating of the TL240 and TL320 is 95 and 98 respectively.

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 top view buttons comparison

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it can be hard to imagine the gap in sensor sizing only by researching technical specs. The graphic below might give you a far better sense of the sensor dimensions in the TL240 and TL320.

As you have seen, both of these cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements but different resolution. You should anticipate the Samsung TL240 to provide you with extra detail due to its extra 2MP. Greater resolution can also let you crop images much more aggressively. The younger TL240 should have an advantage when it comes to sensor innovation.

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 sensor size comparison

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Screen and ViewFinder

Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Samsung TL240 as a Portrait photography camera
Samsung TL320 as a Portrait photography camera
28
megapixel count good (14MP)
manual focus not available
no manual control
no external flash support
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
34
you can focus manually
supports face detect focusing
external flash not possible
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Street Comparison

Samsung TL240 Street photography factors
Samsung TL320 Street photography factors
60
built in image stabilization (Optical)
boasts focus via touch
screen does not articulate
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
heavier than competition in class (160g)
58
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Samsung TL240 as a Sports photography camera
Samsung TL320 as a Sports photography camera
43
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14MP)
offers tracking focus
no shutter priority mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
30
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
low resolution (12MP)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Samsung TL240 as a Travel photography camera
Samsung TL320 as a Travel photography camera
60
boasts focus via touch
megapixel count good (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
does not have Time Lapse recording
heavier than competition in class (160g)
does not feature selfie friendly display
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
59
flash built-in
fairly wide (24mm)
does not have Time Lapse function
low resolution (12 megapixels)
does not contain selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Samsung TL240 Landscape photography details
Samsung TL320 Landscape photography details
37
lovely big screen (3.5")
built in image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count good (14MP)
manual focus not available
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
no manual control
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
does not have Time Lapse recording
43
you can focus manually
fairly wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3")
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
cannot change lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
low resolution (12MP)
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
does not have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Samsung TL240 Vlogging information
Samsung TL320 Vlogging information
27
touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not the best (31mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.3)
does not feature selfie friendly display
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have mic jack
heavier than competition in class (160 grams)
31
fairly wide (24mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
supports face detect focusing
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
does not contain selfie friendly display
video resolution low (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have mic port
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Samsung TL240 vs Samsung TL320 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Samsung TL240 and Samsung TL320
 Samsung TL240Samsung TL320
General Information
Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Model Samsung TL240 Samsung TL320
Also called as ST5000 WB1000
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2010-01-06 2009-02-23
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2
Max resolution 4334 x 3256 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 4800 3200
Max enhanced ISO 6400 -
Minimum native ISO 80 80
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 31-217mm (7.0x) 24-120mm (5.0x)
Max aperture f/3.3-5.5 f/2.8-5.8
Macro focus distance 1cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.9
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display sizing 3.5 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 230 thousand dot 460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Min shutter speed 8 secs 16 secs
Max shutter speed 1/1500 secs 1/2000 secs
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation - Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 5.00 m 5.00 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off, Red eye fix
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30, 15 fps) 1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30, 15 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1280x720
Video data format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic jack
Headphone jack
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 160g (0.35 lb) -
Dimensions 104 x 58 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8") 97 x 61 x 21mm (3.8" x 2.4" 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 SLB-11A -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double, Motion) Yes (10 sec, 2 sec, Double, Motion Timer)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage MicroSD/ MicroSDHC, Internal SC/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus, internal
Storage slots Single Single
Price at release $171 $380