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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G16

Size
Really small
Mid size 109x76x40 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 100D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
600 ms startup delay
Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 22.3x14.9mm
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 100D

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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
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay 600 ms vs 1800 ms
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3x less delay when turning on
Overall image quality Better image quality 63.0 vs 54.0
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Around 20% better image quality
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.3x14.9mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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More than 8x larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 17.9 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Color depth Better color depth 21.8 bits vs 21 bits
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Distinguishes 0.8 more bits of color
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO 843 ISO vs 230 ISO
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The 100D has excellent image quality 1.9 f-stops higher ISO than the G16
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 922k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 264 ms vs 314 ms
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Around 20% less delay when taking photos
Viewfinder Has a through-the-lens viewfinder Pentamirror vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
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Advantages of the Canon G16

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size Smaller 109x76x40 mm vs 117x91x69 mm
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2.2x smaller
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 4 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
Dynamic range More dynamic range 11.7 EV vs 11.3 EV
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0.4 f-stops more dynamic range
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 250s vs 30s
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Around 8.5x longer exposures
Thickness Thinner 1.6" vs 2.7"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 356 g vs 407 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $449.00 vs $822.13
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The best price we've seen is $373 cheaper (around 50% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
              100D:1,040k dots
              G16:922k dots
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              100D:Pentamirror
              G16:Tunnel
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              100D:63.0
              G16:54.0

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 600D

              Canon EOS 600D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen flips out Has a screen which flips out
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon EOS M

              Canon EOS M

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $322 body only

              $310 with 18-55mm lens

              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $598 body only

              $748 - $760 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Lens availability Much fewer lenses available

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              Canon EOS 700D

              Canon EOS 700D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,221 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Larger
              Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
              Canon EOS 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $469 body only

              $548 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 - $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $567 body only

              $389 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Touch screen No touch screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 body only

              $450 - $1,182 with 18-135mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Weather sealed Weather sealed
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Canon PowerShot G16 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $527 - $549

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

              Boutique

              $799

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $410 - $499

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures

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