• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 750.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 450.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX710 HS advantages over Canon SX610 HS

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.2 vs f/3.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    750 mm vs 450 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.5 fps vs 7.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon SX610 HS advantages over Canon SX710 HS

  • Less expensive
    $194 vs $289
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    26 mm vs 34 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    191g vs 269g
    Lighter weight

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX600 HS

Canon SX710 HS
Canon SX600 HS
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon SX610 HS
Canon SX600 HS
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Canon SX710 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Faster shutter
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon SX610 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Canon SX710 HS
Canon SX700 HS
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slow-motion videos
Canon SX610 HS
Canon SX700 HS
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Canon SX710 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
Canon SX610 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $189
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Canon SX720 HS

Canon SX710 HS
Canon SX720 HS
  • $292
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Newer
Canon SX610 HS
Canon SX720 HS
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
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