• 1/1.72 inch 41.5mm2
  • 14.7 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 102.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 14.7 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Samsung TL34HD advantages over Canon G10

  • Less expensive
    $330 vs $500 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 45 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    138g vs 401g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options

Canon G10 advantages over Samsung TL34HD

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 102 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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 Pentax A40

Samsung TL34HD
Pentax A40
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $300
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
Canon G10
Pentax A40
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • RAW file ability
  • $300
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Samsung SL310

Samsung TL34HD
Samsung SL310
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More dots on screen
  • $230
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
Canon G10
Samsung SL310
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • RAW file ability
  • $230
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Nikon S710

Samsung TL34HD
Nikon S710
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon G10
Nikon S710
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Canon G11

Samsung TL34HD
Canon G11
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G10
Canon G11
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More pixels
  • $577
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon P7000

Samsung TL34HD
Nikon P7000
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
Canon G10
Nikon P7000
  • $450
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Manual focus
  • $400
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
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