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Samsung TL240

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the screen and responsiveness are overall positive. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the storage and exposure, while some have doubts about the features and viewfinder.

portability, image quality, usability, responsiveness, screen

shutter, viewfinder, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Samsung TL240 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 26 reviews)

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Samsung TL240 Review

 

The TL240 is a good solid camera with 14-megapixels of resolution and a 7x zoom, all while still being very compact. This camera performed very well during our tests with minimal cons. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

Large 3.5-inch LCD worked well in various lighting conditions; Responsive touchscreen GUI; Nice exterior with well-built feel; Great image quality with pleasing fine detail; Good video quality for compact camera; Capable Smart Auto mode; "Cool" filter...

Uses microSD cards, which can cause you to replace your existing SD/SDHC cards; Battery charges in the camera, which means you can't charge a secondary pack while using the camera ; Bottom Line ; The TL240 is a good solid camera with 14-megapixels of...

The TL240 is a good solid camera with 14-megapixels of resolution and a 7x zoom, all while still being very compact. This camera performed very well during our tests with minimal cons. Read more in our

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Samsung TL240 First Impression Digital Camera Review

 

Front The TL240 is your basic sleek black rectangle, with a silver ring around the lens and, when the lens is extended, a blue band for color accent.

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 touch-screen camera, Samsung nearly banishes buttons...

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Amazon review summary for Samsung TL240

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Samsung TL240 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

image quality, portability, usability, design, performance

features

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung TL240 - Digital camera - compact - 14.2 Mpix - optical zoom: 7 x - supported memory: microSD, microSDHC - black

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Excelent camera

 

This is my first digital camera. But I have seen others camera's and the pictures taken by them. I have never seen a camera like this. Specially-- 14 megapixel, 720p HD movie,7x optical zoom, touch screen, image stabilization, smile detection, smart...

720p HD Movie","7X optical zoom","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Touchscreen

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I would buy this product again

 

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Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Short Lag Time

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Disappointed with the TL240

 

I have had the TL240 for 5 months. Had the opportunity to fully test it out in auto, scenes and it's limited manual settings. Overall, it's an OK camera. The camera shot quality has been hit or miss. Even in full daylight many of the photos are...

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This product is great for the price.

 

The product is very good for the price. It\'s small enough to fit into my pocket, but the screen is quite bigger compared to most compact pocket camera.It is very versatile & easy to use. The pictures are clear & bright. I just use the smart mode & it...

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

Lag \/ Shutter Delay","No Viewfinder

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So Far So Good...

 

A huge improvement over my last camera. The shutter lag was a big concern of mine especially seeing another review. I have been extremely please with the responsiveness, the photo quality and the clearness of the photos after about a week. Would...

Easy To Use","Fast\/accurate auto-focus","Good Image Quality","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

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Not Bad For a Small Camera

 

Not bad for a small digital camera.

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Small \/ Compact

Lag \/ Shutter Delay","No Viewfinder

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its a classci performance.

 

Its a excellent Camera,Easy to use and great performance.

Easy To Use","Good Image Quality","Good Image Stabilization","Good in Low Light","Great Zoom","Large Clear LCD","Nice Body Color","Short Lag Time","Small \/ Compact

Product Specifications

Samsung proudly introduces another in its line of leading edge digital camera technology. The Samsung TL240 lets you see every scene in a completely original and exciting way. A host of top-ranked features and technologies, turns this camera into a true must-have. And the small, handheld size makes it easy to take it with you everywhere you go.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Stereo
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Samsung SLB-11A

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:microSD Card / microSDHC Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:2.3in
Weight:5.5oz
Width:4.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Macro text / White / Tripod / Backlight portrait / Sunset / Blue sky / Children / Natural green / Night portrait / Back light / Night mode / Portrait mode / Landscape / Macro portrait / Motion / Cloud

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Manufacturer:Samsung
Model:TL240
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.3-5.5
Max Focal Length:39.2mm
Min Focal Length:5.6mm
Optical Zoom:7
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.33 / 1/2.33"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.9 mm ( 1/2.33 ) / 10.9 mm ( 1/2.33" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:14.2Megapixel

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image Stabilizer:Optical

Video Input

Digital Video Format:H.264
Digital Zoom:5
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):6400
Light Sensitivity:ISO auto / ISO 3200 / ISO 1600 / ISO 80 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 800 / ISO 100 / ISO 4800 / ISO 6400 (3Mpix)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Fisheye / Noise / Custom Effect / Vivid / Negative / Cool / Soft / Elegant / Pencil Drawing / Tilt & Shift / Shaded (Lomo) / Color Filter / Highlight / Calm / Classic / Forest / Retro
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera
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