As well as being compared against other digicams, the Canon PowerShot A10 is also often compared to waterproofs, entry-level DSLRs and pro DSLRs. The Canon PowerShot A10's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix S30) and Sony (such as the Alpha DSLR-A100)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot A10 compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3).

However, on average it is older (february 2001 vs july 2003) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Fujifilm FinePix A205 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix A205 Zoom
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the A205 Zoom (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A205 Zoom (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

common strengths of the A205 Zoom and PowerShot A10

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot A10 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3.3), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 29 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.7"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs digital), takes slightly lower resolution photos (1.2 MP vs 6 MP) and is older (february 2001 vs february 2012).

Nikon Coolpix S30

Nikon Coolpix S30
11 years newer
$125

Significant advantages of the S30 (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S30 (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

common strengths of the S30 and PowerShot A10

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A100

Sony Alpha DSLR-A100
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSLR-A100 (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSLR-A100 (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSLR-A100 and PowerShot A10

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D
9 years newer
$555 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 60D (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 60D (vs the PowerShot A10)

  • None found

common strengths of the 60D and PowerShot A10

  • None found