Canon PowerShot SX530 HS vs Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Significantly bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has an optical zoom of 50xx, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is only a 21xx optical zoom digital camera (29x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

A bit smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has a maximum aperture of 6.5, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is only a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera (0.6 bigger).
12.5mm narrower Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 120mmmm wide digital camera, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 132.5mmmm wide digital camera (12.5mm wider).
$160 cheaper
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS costs $160.04 less than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2.
Available from 13 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Two more awards
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has 3 awards, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has 1 award.
Expert reviews are moderately better
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has an average expert review score of 73%, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has an average rating of 71% (based on 60 reviews).
12 Reasons For
More total megapixel count Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 17MPMP digital camera. That's 0.2MP more than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (17MPMP).
0.6 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a minimum aperture of 2.8, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera (0.6 larger).
Vastly longer maximum focal length Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a maximum focal length of 483mmmm, however the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is only a 1,200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera (482mm shorter).
Shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 23mmmm minimum focal length digital camera. That's 1mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (23mmmm).
7% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a maximum camera shutter speed of 16ss. That's 1s longer than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (16ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

38% larger screen size Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is 4.8"" screen. That's 1.8" larger than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (4.8""). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

157g lighter Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a weight of 285gg, however the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 442gg digital camera (157g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

15% shorter Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a height of 71.2mmmm. That's 10.5mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (71.2mmmm).
Hugely thinner Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is 19.3mmmm deep. That's 72.6mm thinner than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (19.3mmmm).
50% bigger battery capacity Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has a battery capacity of 2,000mAhmAh. That's 1mAh bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (2,000mAhmAh).
394 shots shots per battery charge Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 takes 394 shots shots per battery charge, however the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS only takes 210 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is 88% (based on 57 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
A bit less total megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has a total megapixel count of 16.8MPMP, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 17MPMP digital camera (0.2MP more).
18% larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 3.4 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.6 larger than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 (2.8).
Four hundred and eighty-two times shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 1,200mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 482mm shorter than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 (483mmmm).
Marginally longer minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has a minimum focal length of 24mmmm, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 23mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (1mm shorter).
1s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is only 15ss maximum shutter speed, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 16ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (1s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

1.8" smaller screen size Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 3"" screen digital camera, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 4.8"" screen digital camera (1.8" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 442gg digital camera. That's 157g heavier than the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 (285gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is 81.7mmmm tall, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 71.2mmmm tall digital camera (10.5mm shorter).
72.6mm thicker Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is a 91.9mmmm deep digital camera, whereas the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 19.3mmmm deep digital camera (72.6mm thinner).
Smaller battery capacity Edit
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is only 1,060mAhmAh battery, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 2,000mAhmAh battery digital camera (1mAh bigger).
One hundred and eighty-four less shots per battery charge Edit
The number of shots per battery charge on the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is 210 shots, but the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 only takes 394 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Lower user review Score
The Canon PowerShot SX530 HS's average user rating is 88%, however the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2's is 93% (based on 714 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Hugely smaller optical zoom Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 21xx optical zoom digital camera. That's 29x smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (21xx). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 0.6 bigger than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (5.9).
Wider Edit
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is 132.5mmmm wide. That's 12.5mm wider than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS (132.5mmmm).
More expensive by $160
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is $160.04 more expensive than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS.
Fewer sellers
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is only stocked by 1 store, but the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is stocked by 14 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one year
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is one year older than the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS.
Two less awards
The Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 has only received 1 award, but the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS has received 3 awards.
Expert review Rating is a bit Worse
The average expert rating of the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 is only 71%, whereas the average expert rating of the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS is 73% (based on 18 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
Camera Labs: Highly Recommended
ua.gecid.com: Easy to Use
vido.com.ua: Recommended
1 Award
Ephotozine: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 35 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
BEST
Megapixel Count
16MP
BEST
16.3MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 3648 x 2736
 4096 x 2304
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1024 x 768
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3072
 3456 x 3456
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2448
 3264 x 2176
 2448 x 2448
 3264 x 1832
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 3648 x 2736
 4096 x 2304
 2592 x 1944
 1984 x 1488
 1024 x 768
Maximum Image Resolution
 4608 x 3456
 4608 x 3456
Image Format
 JPG
 EXIF
BEST
 JPG
 EXIF
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP 17MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
50x
BEST
21x
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
6.5
BEST
5.9
Minimum Aperture
3.4 2.8
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
1,200mm 483mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 23mm
BEST
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 215 4.1 - 86.1
Lens Structure
13/10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
200x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 continuous
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 single
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 continuous
 centre weighted
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
4.3 - 215 0.8 - ∞, 3.5 - ∞
Macro Focusing Range
0 - 0.5 0.1 - 0.8
Manual Focusing Range
1.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5 - 3.5
Auto Mode Focusing Range
1.3 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Manual
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Manual
ISO Speed
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 800
 1600
 3200
 Auto
Maximum ISO Speed
3,200 3,200
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s 16s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
Tele Flash Range
1.3 - 3 0.5 - 1.8
Flash Recharging Time
10s
BEST
4s
Flash Range
0.5 - 5 0.5 - 3.8
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 WEBM
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 WEBM
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 768 x 512
 320 x 240
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 768 x 512
 320 x 240
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280×720@60fps
 320×240@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio Format
 AAC++
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
 AAC++
 AMR
 FLAC
 MP3
 M4A
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 3GA
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.2GB
Maximum Memory Card Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 64GB
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 4.8"
BEST
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
461,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 4:3

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Manual
 Aperture priority
 Auto
 Program
 Manual
 Aperture priority
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Grey
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Grey
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Processor Clock Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600MHz
Operating System Installed
 Android 4.3
 Android 4.3
Scene Mode
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset
 Fireworks
 Night
 Portrait
 Snow
 Children
 Cuisine
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Panorama
 Party (indoor)
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
442g 285g
BEST
Height
81.7mm 71.2mm
BEST
Depth
91.9mm 19.3mm
BEST
Width
120mm
BEST
132.5mm
Weight Including Battery
442g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NB-6LH Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,060mAh 2,000mAh
BEST
Shot Per Battery Charge
210 shots 394 shots
BEST
Battery Voltage
3.7V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
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