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Advantages of the Canon SD1400 IS

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Size
Significantly smaller
92×56×18 mm vs 103×60×33 mm
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2.2x smaller
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the SD1400 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Thickness
Much thinner
0.7" vs 1.3"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight
Significantly lighter
133 g vs 217 g
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Around 40% lighter
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS6

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Screen size
Larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
12x vs 4x
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9x more zoom
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
2.3 fps vs 0.7 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SD1400 IS0.7 fps
              DMC-ZS62.3 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SD1400 IS230k dots
              DMC-ZS6460k dots

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              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
              PowerShot SD1400 IS
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              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6
              Lumix DMC-ZS6
              Panasonic

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