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Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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Zoom
Much more zoom
14x vs 4.2x
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Around 11.5x more zoom
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Lowest price
Cheaper
$339.80 vs $499.00
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The best price we've seen is $159 cheaper (more than 30% 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
Much 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
Size
Slightly smaller
103×58×32 mm vs 106×59×33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 210 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6 fps vs 3.2 fps
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Around 90% faster continuous shooting
Weight
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
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
SX230 HS
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
P310
  1. Lens
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3"
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
SX230 HS3.2 fps
P3106 fps
Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
SX230 HS210 shots
P310230 shots
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
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Nikon Coolpix P310
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