General

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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Unknown $499.00
Announced
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August 2007 February 2010

Sensor

Type
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CCD CCD
Sensor size
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1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Megapixels
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8 MP 14.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO 1,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None None

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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8 MP 9.8 MP
Native resolution
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3264 × 2448 4336 × 3248
Pixel size
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3.1 µm² 2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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230k dots 230k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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3.8x 14x
Wide angle
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28 mm 28 mm
Telephoto
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105 mm 392 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/2.8 f/3.1
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.8 f/5.9
Macro focus
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2.0 cm 5.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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93×59×26 mm 106×59×32 mm
Depth
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1" 1.3"
Weight
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205 g 220 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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480p @ 30fps 720p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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No No
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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1000 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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380 ms 390 ms
Battery life
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270 shots Unknown
Continuous shooting
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1.3 fps 0.7 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/1600s 1/3200s
Min
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15s 15s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No Yes
External connection
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No No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. MMC
  2. SD
  3. SDHC
  1. MMC
  2. MMCplus
  3. MMCplus (HD)
  4. SD
  5. SDHC
  6. SDXC
Canon PowerShot SD870 IS
PowerShot SD870 IS
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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
PowerShot SX210 IS
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