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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S2700

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g
 
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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
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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $95.99 vs $120.00
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The best price we've seen is $24 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS:$120.00
              S2700:$95.99
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX150 IS:12x
              S2700:6x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $177 - $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $250

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Fujifilm FinePix S2950

              Super zoom

              $165 - $300

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $300 - $405

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Nikon Coolpix S2700 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $99 - $109

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $167

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $95 - $120

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $88 - $95

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $94 - $110

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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