Canon PowerShot G10 vs Canon PowerShot G6

Canon PowerShot G10
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G10

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High true resolution
True resolution
14.6 MP
Great battery life
Battery life
1000 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G6

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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
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
Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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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)
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
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
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
G10:28 mm
G6:35 mm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
G10:5x
G6:4x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths

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

Common Weaknesses
Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
15 seconds
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
G10:461k dots
G6:118k dots
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

$449 - $450

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$494

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$487

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$179

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Viewfinder Doesn't have a viewfinder
Canon PowerShot G7

Canon PowerShot G7

Digicam

$790

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life

Canon PowerShot G10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$981

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$700

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Startup delay Less startup delay
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $798

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$305

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Canon PowerShot G6 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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Canon PowerShot G5

Pro digicam

$699

Screen size Smaller screen
True resolution Lower true resolution
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $349

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Significantly larger
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $539 body only

$553 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger
Weight Heavier

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