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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
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Less risk of blur
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
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Viewfinder
Has an optical viewfinder
Digital vs Optical
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
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Advantages of the Ricoh GR III

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Size
Much smaller
109×62×33 mm vs 127×91×117 mm
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6.1x smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the GR III's lens captures marginally more light (0.6 f-stops)
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture around 2.5x more detail in your photos
Thickness
Much thinner
1.3" vs 4.6"
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3.5x thinner
Sensor size
Larger sensor
APS-C 23.5x15.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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More than 13x larger sensor
Weight
Significantly lighter
257 g vs 608 g
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2.4x lighter
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,037k dots vs 922k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              PowerShot SX70 HS
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