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Advantages of the Canon G15

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Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the G15's lens captures much more light (1.8 f-stops)
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 461k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
107×76×40 mm vs 123×87×106 mm
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3.5x smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 2.2 fps
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More than 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The G15's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.6" vs 4.2"
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2.6x thinner
Battery life
Longer battery life
350 shots vs 315 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Weight
Lighter
352 g vs 595 g
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More than 40% lighter
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon SX50 HS

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Zoom
More zoom
50x vs 5x
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100x more zoom
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
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              SX50 HSDigital
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              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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