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Advantages of the Canon A2000 IS

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Size
Slightly smaller
101×64×32 mm vs 111×71×45 mm
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More than 40% smaller
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 8.6 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Weight
Lighter
190 g vs 285 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 1.8"
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Around 30% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon SX120 IS

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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/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the SX120 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/1600s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              36 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A2000 IS1.3 fps
              SX120 IS0.9 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              A2000 IS1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
              SX120 IS1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              A2000 IS9.8 MP
              SX120 IS8.6 MP

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              Canon PowerShot A2000 IS
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