Canon PowerShot SX410 is vs Sony DSC-H300

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Canon PowerShot SX410 IS
Sony DSC-H300

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
0.1MP more total megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a total megapixel count of 20.5MPMP, however the Sony DSC-H300 is only a 20.4MPMP digital camera (0.1MP less).
Bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has an optical zoom of 40xx, but the Sony DSC-H300 is only a 35xx optical zoom digital camera (5x 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 lot bigger digital zoom Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a digital zoom of 4xx, whereas the Sony DSC-H300 is only a 2xx digital zoom digital camera (2x smaller). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

0.4 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a maximum aperture of 6.3, but the Sony DSC-H300 is only a 5.9 maximum aperture digital camera (0.4 bigger).
1% longer maximum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 960mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 6mm longer than the Sony DSC-H300 (954mmmm).
3.2mm shorter minimum focal length Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a minimum focal length of 24mmmm, whereas the Sony DSC-H300 is a 27.2mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (3.2mm longer).
61% lighter Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 308gg digital camera. That's 187g lighter than the Sony DSC-H300 (495gg). 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.

6 Reasons For
Smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 is a 3 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.5 smaller than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (3).
2 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a maximum ISO speed of 3,200, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only a 1,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (2 lower).
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a minimum ISO speed of 80, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 bigger).
230 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a display resolution of 460,000 pixels pixels, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is only a 230,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (230 pixels lower).
Three more supported batteries Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has four supported batteries, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is only has one supported battery.
$29 cheaper
The Sony DSC-H300 costs $150.99, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is $179.99.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
0.5 larger minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 3.5 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.5 larger than the Sony DSC-H300 (3).
Significantly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a maximum ISO speed of 1,600, whereas the Sony DSC-H300 is a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (2 higher).
20% bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Sony DSC-H300 is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
Vastly lower display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels pixels, however the Sony DSC-H300 is a 460,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (230 pixels higher).
Three less supported batteries Edit
The number of supported batteries on the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is one, but the Sony DSC-H300 only has four supported batteries.
$29 more expensive
The Canon PowerShot SX410 is is more expensive than the Sony DSC-H300 by $29.
9 Reasons Against
0.1MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a total megapixel count of 20.4MPMP, whereas the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 20.5MPMP digital camera (0.1MP more).
15% smaller optical zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has an optical zoom of 35xx, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 40xx optical zoom digital camera (5x bigger). 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.

Smaller digital zoom Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a digital zoom of 2xx, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 4xx digital zoom digital camera (2x bigger). Read more

The digital zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in by cropping the image received by the camera's sensor. A digital zoom is not as good as an optical zoom as it will result in a reduction in image quality the further you zoom in. This is because fewer of the camera's pixels are being used to capture the image.

A digital zoom allows you to enlarge the subject but this can result in the image becoming blurry. A digital zoom can be used if an optical zoom is not available.

0.4 bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a maximum aperture of 5.9, however the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 6.3 maximum aperture digital camera (0.4 smaller).
1% shorter maximum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 is a 954mmmm maximum focal length digital camera. That's 6mm shorter than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (954mmmm).
Longer minimum focal length Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 has a minimum focal length of 27.2mmmm, but the Canon PowerShot SX410 is is a 24mmmm minimum focal length digital camera (3.2mm shorter).
38% heavier Edit
The Sony DSC-H300 is a 495gg digital camera. That's 187g heavier than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is (495gg). 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.

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Over one year older
The Sony DSC-H300 is older than the Canon PowerShot SX410 is by 17 months.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 bridge camera
 bridge camera
Megapixel Count
20MP
BEST
20.1MP
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 2736
 3648 x 2048
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 2592 x 1944
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 3648 x 2432
 2736 x 2736
 3648 x 2048
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 480 x 480
 640 x 360
 2592 x 1944
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
20.5MP
BEST
20.4MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
40x
BEST
35x
Digital Zoom
4x
BEST
2x
Maximum Aperture
6.3
BEST
5.9
Minimum Aperture
3.5 3
BEST
Maximum Focal Length
960mm
BEST
954mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm
BEST
27.2mm
Focal Length Range
4.3 - 172 4.5 - 157.5
Lens Structure
12/11 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
160x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 AI Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 AI Focus
 spot
 multi point
 centre weighted
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Face tracking
 Face detection
Normal Focusing Range
0.05 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0 - 0.5 0.01 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range
0 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0.014 - ∞ 0.01 - ∞
Manual Focusing Range
1.4 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0 - 0.5 1.5 - ∞
Auto Mode Focusing Range
0 - ∞ 1.5 - ∞
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 Auto
ISO Speed
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 Auto
 320
 3200
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 Auto
 320
 3200
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 3,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 80
BEST
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 2s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
 Flash on
 Forced off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash off
Flash Sync-Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
1.4 - 2.7 1.5 - 3.6
Flash Recharging Time
10s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 5 0.4 - 6.8

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 MP4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 MP4
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@30fps
BEST

Audio

Audio Format
 LPCM
 PCM
BEST
 LPCM
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS Duo
 MS PRO Duo
 MS PRO Duo HS
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 55MB
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels 460,000 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing Mode
 Trimming
 Rotating
 Trimming
 Rotating
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF
Playback Mode
 Single image
 Thumbnails
 Slide show
 Single image
 Thumbnails
 Slide show
Start-Up Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000ms
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Beach
 Cuisine
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Pet
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Beach
 Cuisine
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Pet
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CRO
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 CRO

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
308g
BEST
495g
Height
69.1mm 89mm
Depth
85.1mm 91.7mm
Width
104.4mm 127.5mm
Weight Including Battery
325g
BEST
590g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 4
BEST
Battery Size
NB-11LH AA
Shot Per Battery Charge
185 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 6V

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5152 x 3864
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
CameraWindow DC PlayMemories Home, Image Data Converter V.4
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Other Features

Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 27.2 - 954

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
Optical Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 1/2.3
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