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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
2 ms startup delay
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.4 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the SX150 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 6x
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4x more zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $133.89 vs $166.92
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The best price we've seen is $33 cheaper (around 20% less)
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S2700

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Size Smaller 94x57x20 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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3.3x smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Battery life Longer battery life 210 shots vs 110 shots
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More than 90% more shots per battery charge
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 306 g
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2.4x lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.8"
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2.2x thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS:$133.89
              S2700:$166.92
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              SX150 IS:110 shots
              S2700:210 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              SX150 IS:f/3.4
              S2700:f/3.5

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $248

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $257

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Lowest price More expensive

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Startup delay Much more startup delay
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $387

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $100 - $118

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $9,795

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera

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