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Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ35W

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the SX230 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Lighter 215 g vs 245 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Samsung HZ35W

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Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 107x61x28 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Zoom Slightly more zoom 15x vs 14x
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More than 10% more zoom
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        GPS Built-in GPS Help
        Great for travel
        Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
        Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Weight Heavy Help
        SX230 HS:215 g
        HZ35W:245 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
        More buttons
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        SX230 HS:14x
        HZ35W:15x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

        Travel zoom

        $289 - $300

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Thickness Is thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

        Travel zoom

        $348 - $368

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        HDR Has in-camera HDR
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $175 - $179

        Size Is significantly smaller
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        GPS Doesn't have a built-in GPS
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

        Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $244 - $300

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $320

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $299 - $300

        Zoom Much more zoom
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

        Travel zoom

        $524

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon ELPH 510 HS

        Canon ELPH 510 HS

        Travel zoom

        $165

        Size Significantly smaller
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Supports 24p No 24p support

        Samsung HZ35W Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Travel zoom

        $685

        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
        Samsung WB800F

        Samsung WB800F

        Travel zoom

        $160

        Zoom More zoom
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
        Samsung WB700

        Samsung WB700

        Travel zoom

        $328

        Size Smaller
        Zoom More zoom
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX65

        Ultra compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Samsung HZ30W

        Samsung HZ30W

        Travel zoom

        GPS No built-in GPS
        Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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