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Advantages of the Canon XC10

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External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1" 12.8x9.6mm vs Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
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Around 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA's lens captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
Size
Significantly smaller
102×58×41 mm vs 125×102×122 mm
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6.4x smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
24 fps vs 3.8 fps
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Around 6.5x faster continuous shooting
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Focus points
Many more focus points
315 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
20 MP vs 12 MP
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Capture around 70% more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 1,030k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Weight
Much lighter
299 g vs 1,040 g
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3.5x lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.6" vs 4.8"
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3x thinner
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$979.00 vs $2,006.26
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The best price we've seen is $1,027 cheaper (2x less)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
XC10f/2.8
Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VAf/1.8
Sensor size Very large sensors Help
XC101" 12.8x9.6mm
Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VANikon CX 13.2x8.8mm
Wide angle Good wide angle Help
24 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
XC10$2,006.26
Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA$979.00
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second

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Canon XC10
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