Samsung TL220 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung TL220 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: TL220
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $300.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.3 oz (149 g)
Size: 3.9 x 2.4 x 0.7 in.
(100 x 60 x 19 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.53 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.21)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
1280x720 (15)
640x480 (30)
640x480 (15)
320x240 (60)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: H.264
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Schneider-Kreuznach Varioplan
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 124 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.60x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 80 cm
2.0 - 31.5 in
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 5x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection TTL
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent H, Fluorescent L, Tungsten, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot, face detection
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Action, Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Beach, Beauty shot, Blue Sky, Children, Close up Text, Dawn, Fireworks, Frame Guide, Landscape, Macro, Macro Portrait, Macro Text, Natural Green, Natural Portrait, Night, Night Portrait, Portrait, Snow, Sunset, Tripod, White
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, Slow-sync, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types:
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: H.264
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): HDMI connectivity requires optional adapter.
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary SLB-07A
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 0
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Rear-panel LCD is a touch-panel with gesture support - for example you can mark an X on an image to delete it, or an O to rotate it. Also has "hidden" secondary low-res 1.5", 61,000 dot LCD touch panel on front of camera which is used as a viewfinder for self portrait modes, and can also show a timer countdown, the camera's key settings, a "Smiley" prompt for the Smile Shutter feature, or an animation to attract a child's attention and have them look at the camera.

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