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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
Zoom
More zoom
65x vs 8.3x
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Around 61x more zoom
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
325 shots vs 240 shots
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Around 40% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$549.00 vs $1,198.00
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The best price we've seen is $649 cheaper (2.2x less)
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI's lens captures marginally more light (0.6 f-stops)
Size
Significantly smaller
102×58×43 mm vs 127×91×117 mm
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5.3x smaller
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
20 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Focus points
Many more focus points
315 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
24 fps vs 10 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 922k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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More than 4x larger sensor
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.7" vs 4.6"
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2.7x thinner
Weight
Lighter
301 g vs 608 g
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2x lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

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              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses

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              PowerShot SX70 HS
              Canon

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              Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI
              Sony

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