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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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Zoom
More zoom
40x vs 8.3x
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More than 23x more zoom
Battery life
Longer battery life
265 shots vs 240 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$399.00 vs $1,198.00
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The best price we've seen is $799 cheaper (3x less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
24 fps vs 10 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Sensor size
Much larger sensor
Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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More than 4x larger sensor
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 922k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
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
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              PowerShot SX740 HS265 shots
              Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI240 shots

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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              PowerShot SX740 HS
              Canon

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              Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI
              Sony

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