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Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Zoom
More zoom
14x vs 4.2x
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Around 11.5x more zoom
Lowest price
Cheaper
$224.99 vs $451.42
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The best price we've seen is $226 cheaper (2x less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon P310

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the P310's lens captures much more light (1.6 f-stops)
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 210 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Size
Slightly smaller
103×58×32 mm vs 106×59×33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 3.2 fps
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Around 90% faster continuous shooting
Weight
Slightly lighter
194 g vs 215 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.3" vs 1.3"
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Almost the same
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3"
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
SX230 HS
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
P310
  1. Lens
Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
Can only preview photos on the screen
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
SX230 HS3.2 fps
P3106 fps
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
SX230 HS210 shots
P310230 shots
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
SX230 HS1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
P3101/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
SX230 HS9.8 MP
P3109.7 MP

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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
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Nikon Coolpix P310
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