Canon PowerShot SX510 HS vs HP Photosmart R607

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

40

HP Photosmart R607

22

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the HP Photosmart R607

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Size
Really small
Compact (90×59×28 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"
Weight
Light-weight
157 g

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Advantages of the Canon SX510 HS

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 1.5"
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2x larger screen
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 288 x 216
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
0.0 cm vs 6.0 cm
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Almost the same
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 4 MP
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Capture around 2.5x more detail in your photos
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
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 120k dots
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Around 4x higher resolution screen
Zoom
More zoom
30x vs 3x
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100x more zoom
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The SX510 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
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Advantages of the HP R607

Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.6 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the R607's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
90×59×28 mm vs 104×70×80 mm
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3.9x smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.1" vs 3.1"
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2.9x thinner
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Weight
Lighter
157 g vs 349 g
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2.2x lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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the HP R607
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX510 HS3.8 fps
              R6074 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX510 HS3,200 ISO
              R607400 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $159

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $169

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $205

              Zoom More zoom
              Focus points More focus points
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $110 - $168

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Significantly larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $366

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $536

              Focus points More focus points
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              HP Photosmart R607 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3000

              Nikon D3000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $629 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100

              Compact

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon EOS Rebel T2i

              Canon Rebel T2i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $465 - $650 body only

              $589 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $750 body only

              $1,049 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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