Canon PowerShot D20 vs Canon PowerShot D10

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Canon PowerShot D20

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Canon PowerShot D10

59

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D20

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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
Lens

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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
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
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
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 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)
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
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              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

              $299 - $330

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

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $239

              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

              $189 - $347

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Movie format Records very high quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

              Waterproof

              $350 - $480

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Nikon Coolpix S32

              Waterproof

              $108

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $240 - $312

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot D20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Panasonic Lumix TS25

              Waterproof

              $140 - $141

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS4

              Panasonic Lumix TS4

              Waterproof

              $290

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Canon PowerShot D10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Waterproof Not waterproof
              Nikon D4s

              Nikon D4s

              Pro DSLR

              $5,997 body only

              $8,431 with 24-70mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Waterproof Not waterproof

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