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Advantages of the Canon SX510 HS

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
104×70×80 mm vs 130×100×78 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Weight
Lighter
349 g vs 459 g
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More than 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon T3

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
700 shots vs 250 shots
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Around 3x more shots per battery charge
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
12.2 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/1600s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX510 HS$289.00
              T3$393.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              SX510 HS1080p @ 24fps
              T3720p @ 30fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              3.1"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX510 HS3.8 fps
              T33 fps
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX510 HS461k dots
              T3230k dots
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              SX510 HS9.7 MP
              T312.2 MP
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX510 HS3,200 ISO
              T36,400 ISO

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