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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Size
Really small
Compact 106x59x33 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 510 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Size
Really small
Compact 99x59x22 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 510 HS

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size Significantly smaller 99x59x22 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Screen size Larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 206 g vs 215 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the SX230 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Zoom Slightly more zoom 14x vs 12x
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Around 40% more zoom
Battery life Longer battery life 210 shots vs 170 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              510 HS:Lens
              SX230 HS:Lens, Sensor shift
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              510 HS:206 g
              SX230 HS:215 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              510 HS:170 shots
              SX230 HS:210 shots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              510 HS:3.3 fps
              SX230 HS:3.2 fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              510 HS:12x
              SX230 HS:14x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $242 - $281

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $175 - $179

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon ELPH 510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $175

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $165

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $138 - $199

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom Less zoom
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              GPS No built-in GPS
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $350

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $380 - $392

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $395

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              appearance

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              Canon ELPH 510 HS Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
              Canon ELPH 510 HS Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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