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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
21 mm vs 24 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Battery life
Longer battery life
325 shots vs 280 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
65x vs 60x
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Around 20% more zoom
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix B600

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Size
Smaller
122×82×99 mm vs 127×91×117 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.4
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The Coolpix B600's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Thinner
3.9" vs 4.6"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
500 g vs 608 g
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Around 20% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$326.95 vs $477.79
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The best price we've seen is $151 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS65x
              Coolpix B60060x
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS21 mm
              Coolpix B60024 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS4.6"
              Coolpix B6003.9"
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS3,200 ISO
              Coolpix B6006,400 ISO
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              Size Large Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS127×91×117 mm
              Coolpix B600122×82×99 mm

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS127×91×117 mm
              Coolpix B600122×82×99 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS608 g
              Coolpix B600500 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS$477.79
              Coolpix B600$326.95
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS15s
              Coolpix B6001s
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              PowerShot SX70 HS922k dots
              Coolpix B600921k dots
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              PowerShot SX70 HSf/3.4
              Coolpix B600f/3.3

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              PowerShot SX70 HS
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