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Advantages of the Canon SX510 HS

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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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size
Smaller
104×70×80 mm vs 129×98×62 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Weight
Lighter
349 g vs 520 g
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More than 30% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon T1i

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Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
920k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Battery life
Longer battery life
400 shots vs 250 shots
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60% more shots per battery charge
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
True resolution
Higher true resolution
15.1 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Thickness
Thinner
2.4" vs 3.1"
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More than 20% thinner
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
              T1i$339.77
              Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              SX510 HS1080p @ 24fps
              T1i1080p @ 20fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX510 HS3.8 fps
              T1i3.4 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              SX510 HS9.7 MP
              T1i15.1 MP
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX510 HS461k dots
              T1i920k dots

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