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Advantages of the Canon PowerShot A95

Size
Slightly smaller
101×65×35 mm vs 120×67×45 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1.4" vs 1.8"
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More than 20% thinner
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Advantages of the Sony A6000

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 1.8"
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Around 70% larger screen
Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 118k dots
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Around 8x higher resolution screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
24 MP vs 5 MP
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Capture around 5x more detail in your photos
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
11 fps vs 2 fps
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5.5x faster continuous shooting
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The A6000's maximum light sensitivity is 12 f-stops better
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Weight
Slightly lighter
285 g vs 335 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              PowerShot A95Tunnel
              A6000Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              PowerShot A95480p
              A60001080p @ 60fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
              PowerShot A95Contrast detection
              A6000Hybrid detection
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              PowerShot A95118k dots
              A6000921k dots

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