Canon PowerShot SD980 IS vs Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

64

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

58

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Really small
Size
Super compact (100×53×23 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
922k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Size
Really small
Compact (105×61×27 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.1"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SD980 IS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SD980 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-ZR3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR3

Travel zoom

Longest exposure Much longer exposures
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

Compact

$277

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Travel zoom

$279

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

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