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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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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
Zoom
More zoom
40x vs 5x
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64x more zoom
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon Coolpix W300

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the Coolpix W300's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
280 shots vs 265 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.6"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
231 g vs 299 g
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More than 20% lighter
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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS$338.00
              Coolpix W300$338.95
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS1/3200s
              Coolpix W3001/4000s
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              PowerShot SX740 HS
              Canon

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              Coolpix W300
              Nikon

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