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Advantages of the Canon 210 IS

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Screen size
Much larger screen
3.5" vs 3"
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Around 20% larger screen
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the 210 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Size
Smaller
99×56×22 mm vs 111×76×83 mm
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5.8x smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.9" vs 3.3"
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3.8x thinner
Weight
Lighter
160 g vs 430 g
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2.7x lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/3000s vs 1/1500s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L340

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
4 mm vs 24 mm
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6x better wide angle
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
28x vs 5x
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Around 31.5x more zoom
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              210 IS24 mm
              L3404 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              460k dots
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              210 IS1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              L3401/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              210 IS9.8 MP
              L3409.7 MP

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              Canon Digital IXUS 210 IS
              Digital IXUS 210 IS
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