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Advantages of the Canon SX220 HS

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Size
Much smaller
106×59×33 mm vs 103×61×38 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.1 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the SX220 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The SX220 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.5"
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More than 10% thinner
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
14x vs 12x
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Around 40% more zoom
Weight
Slightly lighter
215 g vs 220 g
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon SX200 IS

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
              1/3200 of a second
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX220 HS3,200 ISO
              SX200 IS1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SX220 HS461k dots
              SX200 IS230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              SX220 HS106×59×33 mm
              SX200 IS103×61×38 mm
              Weight Very light Help
              SX220 HS215 g
              SX200 IS220 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              15 seconds
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              9.8 MP
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX220 HS14x
              SX200 IS12x

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