Canon PowerShot D20 vs Canon PowerShot D10

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Canon PowerShot D20

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Canon PowerShot D10

65

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D20

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/5000 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot D20.
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differences

Advantages of the Canon D20

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
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
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
1.0 cm vs 3.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Size
Slightly smaller
112×71×28 mm vs 104×67×49 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
Much 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-stops)
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/5000s vs 1/1600s
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3.1x faster max shutter speed
Weight
Slightly lighter
190 g vs 228 g
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Around 20% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent waterproof cameras, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              D2028 mm
              D1035 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              D205x
              D103x

              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $249 - $330

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $300

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Shutter lag Has significantly less shutter lag
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $170 - $347

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $89

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Panasonic Lumix TS5

              Waterproof

              $289 - $299

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm XP80

              Fujifilm XP80

              Waterproof

              $140 - $160

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $239 - $325

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot D20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $188 - $257

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Canon PowerShot D10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $399 - $509 body only

              $499 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $759 - $897 body only

              $959 - $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $346

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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