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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G10

True resolution
High true resolution
14.6 MP
Battery life
Great battery life
1000 shots
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon G10

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.0"
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More than 50% larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle Much better wide angle 28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
True resolution Much higher true resolution 14.6 MP vs 7.1 MP
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Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 118k dots
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Around 4x higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Size Smaller 109x78x46 mm vs 105x73x73 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.8" vs 2.9"
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Around 40% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 1,600 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The G10's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Weight Lighter 390 g vs 467 g
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Around 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon G6

Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the G6's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Lowest price Cheaper $429.00 vs $624.00
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The best price we've seen is $195 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Lowest price Very expensive Help
G10:$624.00
G6:$429.00
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Weight Heavy Help
G10:390 g
G6:467 g
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
G10:0.7 fps
G6:1.2 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
G10:1,600 ISO
G6:400 ISO
Movie format Standard resolution video Help
G10:480p @ 30fps
G6:480p
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
G10:28 mm
G6:35 mm
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Zoom Poor zoom Help
G10:5x
G6:4x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
15 seconds
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
G10:461k dots
G6:118k dots
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
G10:1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
G6:1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$499

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$671

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Movie format Records lower quality movies
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$534

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$527 - $549

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$747 body only

$847 with 10-30mm lens

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$299 - $354

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
External flash Doesn't support an external flash

Canon PowerShot G10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$399 - $499

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Much shorter battery life
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$870

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Startup delay Less startup delay
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$230 - $249

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Much shorter battery life
True resolution Lower true resolution

Canon PowerShot G6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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Olympus C-5050 Zoom

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Screen size Smaller screen
Canon PowerShot A640

Canon PowerShot A640

Digicam

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$480 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Smaller screen
Size Larger
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Canon PowerShot G5

Pro digicam

Screen size Smaller screen
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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