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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the IXUS 220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
92×56×20 mm vs 97×57×28 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
141 g vs 182 g
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More than 20% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3.4 fps vs 2.5 fps
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Around 40% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Zoom
Significantly more zoom
25x vs 5x
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25x more zoom
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXUS 220 HS92×56×20 mm
              PowerShot SX620 HS97×57×28 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              IXUS 220 HS0.8"
              PowerShot SX620 HS1.1"
              Weight Light weight Help
              IXUS 220 HS141 g
              PowerShot SX620 HS182 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              IXUS 220 HS3.4 fps
              PowerShot SX620 HS2.5 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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