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Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot SX40

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Badge
Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX11

Overall image quality
Great image quality
63.0
Size
Really small
Mid size 123x87x40 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
14 MP
Color depth
Great color depth
22.7 bits
 
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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 $323.95 vs $719.12
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The best price we've seen is $395 cheaper (2.2x 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 size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 614k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
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
True resolution Higher true resolution 14 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 40% more detail in your photos
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
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
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $298 body only

              $399 - $450 with 18-55mm lens

              Lens availability Much more lenses available
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $749 body only

              $550 - $600 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
              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

              Super zoom

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $392 - $430 with 18-55mm lens

              Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Thickness Is thicker
              Lens focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Lens focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

              Canon Powershot SX40 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $229 - $230

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

              Nikon Coolpix P510

              Super zoom

              $299

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $445

              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Nikon Coolpix P520

              Super zoom

              $323 - $377

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Samsung NX11 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX300

              Samsung NX300

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $500 body only

              $614 - $670 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Samsung NX10

              Samsung NX10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,089 with 18-55mm lens

              Lowest price More expensive
              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $350 - $503 with 20-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Samsung NX20

              Samsung NX20

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $944 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Dynamic range More dynamic range
              Lowest price More expensive
              Samsung NX30

              Samsung NX30

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $998 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External flash No external flash support
              Lowest price More expensive

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