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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/3.3 vs f/3.9
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At its widest zoom, the PowerShot SX740 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
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
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 0.3 fps
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Around 33.5x faster continuous shooting
Zoom
More zoom
40x vs 5x
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64x more zoom
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
265 shots vs 200 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The PowerShot SX740 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 1/4s
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60x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Olympus Tough 8010

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Waterproof
Waterproof
Yes vs No
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Great for vacations and holidays at the beach, or around the pool
Size
Slightly smaller
95×62×22 mm vs 110×64×40 mm
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2.2x smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.6"
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Around 50% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
215 g vs 299 g
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Around 30% lighter
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              Common Strengths

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              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS3,200 ISO
              Tough 80101,600 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS265 shots
              Tough 8010200 shots
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              Tough 80101/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS9.7 MP
              Tough 80109.8 MP

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