Sony NEX F3 vs Canon PowerShot A490

Winner
Sony NEX F3

48

Canon PowerShot A490

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX F3

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A490

Size
Really small
Compact (94×62×31 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
175 g
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A490.

competitors

Sony NEX F3 Competitors

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Sony Alpha DSLR-A700

Entry-level DSLR

$262 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Significantly larger
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$329 body only

$550 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Canon PowerShot A490 Competitors

Canon PowerShot A480

Canon PowerShot A480

Compact

$225

Weight Slightly lighter
Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Slightly larger
Olympus FE-240

Olympus FE-240

Ultra compact

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Aperture Narrower aperture

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