Canon PowerShot SX610 HS vs Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

58

Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS

49

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
922k dots
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
Light-weight
Weight
191 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Size
Really small
Compact (98×62×28 mm)
True resolution
High true resolution
14.6 MP
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268 - $345

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

Travel zoom

$378

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Significantly larger
Fujifilm FinePix S6800

Fujifilm FinePix S6800

Super zoom

Battery life Much longer battery life
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Much larger

Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS Competitors

Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$1,094 with 18-135mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX3

Travel zoom

$352

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Smaller
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

Compact

$277

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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