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Canon PowerShot D20

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Canon PowerShot D20

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

Screen size
Large screen
3.3"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,229k dots
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 96x58x16 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot D20

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon D20

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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
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Battery life Longer battery life 280 shots vs 220 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
Lowest price Cheaper $229.00 vs $289.50
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The best price we've seen is $61 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-TX200V

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Size Much smaller 96x58x16 mm vs 112x71x28 mm
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2.5x smaller
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,229k dots vs 461k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DSC-TX200V's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.5 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-TX200V's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size Larger screen 3.3" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Weight Significantly lighter 129 g vs 228 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.6" vs 1.1"
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More than 40% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              GPS Built-in GPS Help
              Great for travel
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Waterproof Waterproof Help
              Great at the beach
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              D20:f/3.9
              DSC-TX200V:f/3.5
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              Compared to recent waterproof cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              D20:3.0"
              DSC-TX200V:3.3"
              Thickness Thin Help
              D20:1.1"
              DSC-TX200V:0.6"
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              D20:28 mm
              DSC-TX200V:26 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $214

              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $213

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Nikon Coolpix AW120

              Waterproof

              $297 - $543

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

              Waterproof

              $219

              GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Fujifilm FinePix XP200

              Waterproof

              $285

              High-speed framerate Records even higher-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon PowerShot D20 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Canon PowerShot D30

              Waterproof

              $299 - $330

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $250 - $297

              Size Smaller
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot D10

              Canon PowerShot D10

              Waterproof

              $259 - $480

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Fujifilm FinePix XP60

              Waterproof

              $169 - $180

              3D Takes 3D photos
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX10

              Sony Cybershot TX10

              Waterproof

              $258 - $279

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $100 - $170

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

              Ultra compact

              $266 - $360

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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              Canon PowerShot D20 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

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