• 1/1.72 inch 41.5mm2
  • 14.7 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 102.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Samsung TL34HD advantages over Leica CL

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    19 mm vs 45 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Leica CL advantages over Samsung TL34HD

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/1.72 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 1.70 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    2 years vs 11 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1040k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 14.7 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 16 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/25000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • 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 S12

Samsung TL34HD
Pentax S12
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • HDMI out
  • $280
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Manual focus
Leica CL
Pentax S12
  • $2895
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $280
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash

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
Leica CL
Samsung SL310
  • $2895
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $230
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

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
Leica CL
Nikon S710
  • $2895
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $380
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

Compared to Leica TL2

Samsung TL34HD
Leica TL2
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash
  • $2268
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica CL
Leica TL2
  • $2895
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2268
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro3

Samsung TL34HD
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $330
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica CL
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $2895
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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