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Advantages of the Canon SX50 HS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 38 mm
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Around 40% better wide angle
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
50x vs 10x
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25x more zoom
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
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.4 vs f/3.5
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Almost the same
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The SX50 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-H10

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Size
Smaller
106×69×49 mm vs 123×87×106 mm
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3.2x smaller
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.9" vs 4.2"
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2.2x thinner
Weight
Lighter
296 g vs 595 g
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2x lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/2000 of a second
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX50 HS461k dots
              DSC-H10230k dots
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX50 HS6,400 ISO
              DSC-H103,200 ISO
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              SX50 HS1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              DSC-H101/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              SX50 HS9.7 MP
              DSC-H108 MP

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              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
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