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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D20

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon D20

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Size Slightly smaller 112x71x28 mm vs 104x67x49 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.9"
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More than 40% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon D10

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the D10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Weight Slightly lighter 190 g vs 228 g
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Around 20% lighter
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Waterproof Waterproof Help
        Great at the beach
        Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
        Can only preview photos on the screen
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        D20:28 mm
        D10:35 mm
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        D20:5x
        D10:3x

        Compared to recent waterproof cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
        Usually standard
        Image stabilization Very good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Screen type No OLED screens Help
        LCD
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        D20:1080p @ 24fps
        D10:480p @ 30fps

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot D30

        Canon PowerShot D30

        Waterproof

        $299 - $330

        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Nikon Coolpix AW100

        Waterproof

        $269

        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Nikon Coolpix S32

        Waterproof

        $97 - $188

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $347

        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Waterproof

        $198 - $219

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TF1

        Waterproof

        $130 - $210

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Waterproof

        $349 - $880

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

        Canon PowerShot D20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Nikon Coolpix AW120

        Waterproof

        $229 - $340

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

        GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

        Waterproof

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

        Canon PowerShot D10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon Rebel T4i

        Canon Rebel T4i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $669 - $700 body only

        $845 - $950 with 18-135mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Significantly larger
        Nikon Coolpix S31

        Nikon Coolpix S31

        Waterproof

        $249

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

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