Samsung TL500 Review

 
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Model Name: Samsung TL500 / EX1 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: TL500
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $449.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2010-04-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 11.1 oz (315 g)
Size: 4.5 x 2.5 x 1.1 in.
(114 x 63 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.08 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2052 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 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), RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video : H.264, Audio : AAC )
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): 24 - 72 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (wide) / f/2.4 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Center AF, Multi AF, Selection AF, Manual Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
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: 614,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 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: 16 - 1/1500
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi, Spot, Center-weighted
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix, Manual
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.3m - 5.2m, Tele: 0.5m - 2.5m (ISO AUTO)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 1.0 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: RAW
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MP4 (Video : H.264, Audio : AAC )
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
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): HMDI 1.3a Type D, DC input
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
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: Ultra- Bright f/1.8 lens , 3x 24mm Ultra-Wide-Angle Lens, 3.0" Swiveling AMOLED, Dual Image Stabilization (Optical + Digital), Manual Controls: A/S/M, RAW support, Smart Auto 2.0 (Still & Movie), Large 1/1.7 inch, high sensitivity CCD, Front Wheel Control.

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