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Advantages of the Canon SX510 HS

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3.8 fps vs 2.5 fps
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More than 50% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 461k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the PowerShot SX620 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
97×57×28 mm vs 104×70×80 mm
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3.8x smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
295 shots vs 250 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 3.1"
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2.9x thinner
Weight
Lighter
182 g vs 349 g
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Around 50% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$179.49 vs $289.00
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The best price we've seen is $110 cheaper (around 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX510 HS$289.00
              PowerShot SX620 HS$179.49
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              SX510 HS1/1600s
              PowerShot SX620 HS1/2000s
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX510 HS3.8 fps
              PowerShot SX620 HS2.5 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              SX510 HS1
              PowerShot SX620 HS9
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP

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