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Advantages of the Canon SD1000

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Screen size
Much larger screen
2.5" vs 2"
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Around 30% larger screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
35 mm vs 37 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
True resolution
Higher true resolution
7.1 MP vs 2.6 MP
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Capture more than 2.5x more detail in your photos
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 123k dots
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Around 90% higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
86×54×19 mm vs 103×79×48 mm
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4.4x smaller
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Supports continuous shooting
1.7 fps vs None
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Allows taking many pictures in rapid succession
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 1.9"
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2.5x thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/1500s vs 1/1000s
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More than 30% faster max shutter speed
Weight
Lighter
175 g vs 280 g
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Around 40% lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-F55V

Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              SD10001/1500s
              DSC-F55V1/1000s
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              SD10002.5"
              DSC-F55V2"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              SD100035 mm
              DSC-F55V37 mm
              Continuous shooting Poor or no continuous shooting Help
              SD10001.7 fps
              DSC-F55VNone
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SD1000230k dots
              DSC-F55V123k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              SD10007.1 MP
              DSC-F55V2.6 MP
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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