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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

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Zoom
More zoom
25x vs 20x
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Around 60% more zoom
Battery life
Much longer battery life
295 shots vs 210 shots
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More than 40% more shots per battery charge
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 461k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
97×57×28 mm vs 106×61×33 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.2 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the PowerShot SX620 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Weight
Lighter
182 g vs 231 g
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More than 20% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$217.99 vs $492.00
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The best price we've seen is $274 cheaper (2.3x less)
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Advantages of the Canon SX260 HS

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS25x
              SX260 HS20x
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS1080p @ 30fps
              SX260 HS1080p @ 24fps
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              25 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS2.5 fps
              SX260 HS3.2 fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS1080p @ 30fps
              SX260 HS1080p @ 24fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

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