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Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX11

Size
Really small
Mid size 123x87x40 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
14 MP
Color depth
Great color depth
22.7 bits
Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 23.4x15.6mm
 
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Advantages of the Canon SX40

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10.3 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Cheaper $289.00 vs $719.12
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The best price we've seen is $430 cheaper (2.5x less)
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Advantages of the Samsung NX11

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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
Size Significantly smaller 123x87x40 mm vs 123x92x108 mm
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2.9x smaller
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 614k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.4x15.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 13x larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness Much thinner 1.6" vs 4.3"
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2.7x thinner
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
True resolution Higher true resolution 14 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 40% more detail in your photos
Weight Lighter 499 g vs 600 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX40:600 g
              NX11:499 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Thickness Is thicker
              Color depth Has much less color depth
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $480 - $774 body only

              $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $290 body only

              $350 - $379 with 18-55mm lens

              Lens availability Much more lenses available
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $350 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Movie continuous focus Can focus continuously while recording movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 body only

              $200 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Color depth Has slightly less color depth

              Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $194 - $230

              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $249

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $425

              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

              Super zoom

              $704

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Zoom Less zoom

              Samsung NX11 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX10

              Samsung NX10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,089 with 18-55mm lens

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Lowest price More expensive
              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $449 body only

              $520 - $650 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Sony Alpha ILC-3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Samsung NX3000

              Samsung NX3000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $449 - $479 with 20-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $500 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

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