• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 27.00mm - 124.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung TL225 advantages over Sony DSC-TX9

  • More telephoto lens reach
    124 mm vs 100 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    8 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Sony DSC-TX9 advantages over Samsung TL225

  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 230 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony DSC-T900

Samsung TL225
Sony DSC-T900
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
Sony DSC-TX9
Sony DSC-T900
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Wider angle lens
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus

Compared to Samsung SL820

Samsung TL225
Samsung SL820
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Sony DSC-TX9
Samsung SL820
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Wider angle lens
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Samsung CL65

Samsung TL225
Samsung CL65
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Sony DSC-TX9
Samsung CL65
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in Bluetooth

Compared to Samsung TL220

Samsung TL225
Samsung TL220
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
Sony DSC-TX9
Samsung TL220
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony DSC-TX5

Samsung TL225
Sony DSC-TX5
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $349
  • 1/2.4 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
Sony DSC-TX9
Sony DSC-TX5
  • $225
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $349
  • 1/2.4 inch
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