Canon PowerShot G10 vs Canon PowerShot G6

Canon PowerShot G10
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G10

High true resolution
True resolution
14.6 MP
Great battery life
Battery life
1000 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

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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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size
Much larger screen
3.0" vs 2.0"
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More than 50% larger screen
Wide angle
Significantly 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
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)
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$589.99 vs $789.57
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The best price we've seen is $200 cheaper (around 30% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
G10f/2.8
G6f/2.0
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Both have tunnel viewfinders Help
Tunnel
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
G10$789.57
G6$589.99
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Movie format Standard resolution video Help
G10480p @ 30fps
G6480p
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
G100.7 fps
G61.2 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
G101,600 ISO
G6400 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
G1028 mm
G635 mm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
G105x
G64x

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
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
G10461k dots
G6118k dots
Sensor size Very small sensors Help
G101/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
G61/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm

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Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11

Pro digicam

$574

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 G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$449

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12

Pro digicam

$956

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Movie format Records lower quality movies
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
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 G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$399

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$342 - $606

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Canon PowerShot G10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G9

Canon PowerShot G9

Pro digicam

$690

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Startup delay Less startup delay
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$214

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Battery life Much shorter battery life
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

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
Nikon 1 AW1

Nikon 1 AW1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$747 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies
External flash No external flash support
Viewfinder No viewfinder
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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$740 with 18-55mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Movie format Does not take movies
Screen size Smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$798

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Lowest price Significantly more expensive

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