Summary: You've probably seen the Samsung DualView TL225 camera in TV commercials recently. It's not often camera manufacturers highlight a single camera model with a TV campaign, especially a camera, but I found during my DualView TL225 review that the company has good reason to promote this model.
Excerpt: The Samsung TL 225 is a 12.2 megapixel point and shoot camera. The TL225 features a 4.6x optical zoom lens and optical image stabilization. It has a 3.5″ touchscreen LCD on the back. What makes the TL225 so different though, is that it has a 1.5″ LCD on the front.
Excerpt: Your online coolness factor hinges on three things: your number of friends (or followers), the wittiness of status updates (or tweets) and the quality of your self-taken picture (or poorly framed mess).
Pros: Front LCD is fantastic for creating self-indulgent photos. Focal length starts at 27mm, which makes for great wide-angle shots.
Cons: So-so image quality, especially in low light. Long shutter lag means many missed moments. Touchscreen isn’t very responsive or protected by a plastic screen — we felt like it could get damaged pretty easily.
Summary: Is it all about the image created, or the unique features of a camera? That’s often a question I ask myself when reviewing a new camera. The new Samsung DualView TL225 is by no means short on innovative features, including a dual LCD system that consists of a 3.5 inch touch screen on the back and a...
Pros: Dual LCD technology, Haptic touch screen, Slim form factor
Summary: Samsung is one of the biggest electronics makers out there, with a product range running from LCD and LED TVs to RAM and lithium-ion batteries. However, Samsung occupies only about 9% of the digital camera market, so the company has some work to do.