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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

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Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.4
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Almost the same
Longest exposure
Slightly longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix A900

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
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
300 shots vs 250 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
7 fps vs 5.9 fps
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Around 20% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$218.00 vs $289.69
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The best price we've seen is $72 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/3200s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              PowerShot SX720 HS$289.69
              Coolpix A900$218.00
              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 SX720 HS5.9 fps
              Coolpix A9007 fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.7 MP
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              PowerShot SX720 HS1/3200s
              Coolpix A9001/4000s
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              PowerShot SX720 HS15s
              Coolpix A9008s

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              Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
              PowerShot SX720 HS
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              Nikon Coolpix A900
              Coolpix A900
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