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Samsung TL240
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Samsung TL240 Digital Camera

14MP 7x CCD Mar 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Samsung's innovative features make taking photos easier and more intuitive. The Slanted Shutter is designed to better fit your finger; a full-size lens takes in more information; and a 7-degree... More
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Samsung TL240 Digital Camera Unboxing

13 Reasons For

Good Size

A number of Samsung TL240 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote in their review of this digital camera six years ago “The 14-megapixel Samsung TL240 delivers a 3.5-inch widescreen LCD in a compact body by banishing buttons from the back” . Expert website Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of the Samsung TL240 “The Samsung TL240 is a 14-Megapixel compact camera with a 7x optical zoom lens”. Steves-Digicams.com also wrote “The TL240 is a 14.2-megapixel compact digital camera with a 7x optical zoom”.

Samsung Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Samsung has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range.

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Samsung TL240 was a good design. Expert website Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “There is an ongoing balancing act in compact camera design, with the desire to keep the body size small competing for real estate with buttons”.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many cameras that were launched around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1" to 4.8". When compared to other cameras of this type and age that we have assessed the display diagonal of, the Samsung TL240's display diagonal of 3.5 inches is one of the largest.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Samsung TL240 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the TL240 do not support video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TL240, the Samsung TL240 has an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the TL240, the Samsung TL240 has a built-in flash.

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Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Samsung TL240 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Samsung digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras of a comparable type and age to the TL240. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Has Six White Balances

The Samsung TL240 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of a similar age and spec to the TL240. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Samsung camera.

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Supports Eight ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Samsung TL240 is more than most cameras of this age and type. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Samsung camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this Samsung digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Samsung TL240 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. In addition, this Samsung digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras that are a similar age to the TL240 do not support Full HD video. The Samsung TL240 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Samsung TL240 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the TL240, the Samsung TL240 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Samsung TL240 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The Samsung TL240 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TL240 are also not waterproof.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the TL240 the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 130GB. The Samsung TL240 has one of the smaller maximum memory card sizes (only 4 gigabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Samsung TL240

Released Over Five Years Ago

Samsung released the TL240 over five years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 7 times zoom factor, the Samsung TL240 has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the TL240.

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Average Megapixel

The Samsung TL240 has a pretty standard megapixel (14 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the TL240.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Fixed Focal Length
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Recharging Time
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Image Editing
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Dimensions (W X D X H) (imperial)
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Aperture Range (F-F)
Camera Shutter Speed
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

2 August 2010

Samsung's latest touchscreen model (as of 7/2010), the TL240 is a 14.2-megapixel compact digital camera with a 7x optical zoom and a large 3.5-inch display. The features are numerable, but I was...

There is an ongoing balancing act in compact camera design, with the desire to keep the body size small competing for real estate with buttons and dials that can be controlled comfortably. In this...

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