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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 461k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
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
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)
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
182 g vs 231 g
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More than 20% lighter
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$202.37 vs $492.00
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The best price we've seen is $290 cheaper (2.4x 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
Fastest shutter speed
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
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS2.5 fps
              SX260 HS3.2 fps
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS97×57×28 mm
              SX260 HS106×61×33 mm
              Thickness Very thin Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS1.1"
              SX260 HS1.3"
              Weight Light weight Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS182 g
              SX260 HS231 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS$202.37
              SX260 HS$492.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              15 seconds
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              PowerShot SX620 HS295 shots
              SX260 HS210 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              25 mm

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