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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

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Zoom
Much more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Thickness
Much thinner
0.9" vs 2.1"
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2.5x thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W800

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
50×22×54 mm vs 95×54×22 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DSC-W800's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              PowerShot ELPH 1808x
              DSC-W8005x
              Size Fairly small Help
              PowerShot ELPH 18095×54×22 mm
              DSC-W80050×22×54 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              PowerShot ELPH 180126 g
              DSC-W800125 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              PowerShot ELPH 180$109.00
              DSC-W800$88.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              PowerShot ELPH 1801/2000s
              DSC-W8001/1500s
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              PowerShot ELPH 1801,600 ISO
              DSC-W8003,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              PowerShot ELPH 1800.8 fps
              DSC-W8001 fps
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              PowerShot ELPH 1801/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              DSC-W8001/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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              Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
              PowerShot ELPH 180
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