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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift, Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S60

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Size
Really small
Compact 97x60x22 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 9 cm
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Focus on subjects 9x closer to the lens
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.4 vs f/3.8
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At its widest zoom, the SX150 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 28 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Sensor shift, Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 5x
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Around 6x more zoom
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S60

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size Smaller 97x60x22 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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2.9x smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.8"
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2.1x thinner
Weight Lighter 185 g vs 306 g
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Around 40% lighter
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        SX150 IS:720p @ 30fps
        S60:480p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        SX150 IS:28 mm
        S60:33 mm
        Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
        SX150 IS:f/3.4
        S60:f/3.8

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $186

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $180 - $279

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $175

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $113 - $149

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

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $130 - $184

        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Lowest price More expensive
        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Nikon Coolpix L120

        Super zoom

        $425

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $219 - $230

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

        Nikon Coolpix S60 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S80

        Nikon Coolpix S80

        Compact

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $497 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $548

        Aperture Much wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Nikon Coolpix S70

        Nikon Coolpix S70

        Compact

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S5300

        Nikon Coolpix S5300

        Compact

        $157 - $160

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Touch screen No touch screen

        appearance

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