• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SD4000 IS advantages over Samsung Galaxy Camera

  • Slower slow-motion
    240 fps vs 120 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.69 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Fast startup
    ~2.40 vs 3.5 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Lighter weight
    174g vs 301g
    Lighter weight

Samsung Galaxy Camera advantages over Canon SD4000 IS

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    483 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 340 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    6 years vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    23 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Powerful zoom lens; Fast processor; Huge and bright display; Modern Android operating system; Vast selection of available apps.

  • Large, heavy body; Expensive pricetag; 3G/4G data plan adds to cost; Sedate performance; Image quality doesn't compare well to other similarly sized / priced cameras.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FX75

Canon SD4000 IS
Panasonic DMC-FX75
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $210
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Panasonic DMC-FX75
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $210
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Fast startup

Compared to Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon SD4000 IS
Canon ELPH 500 HS
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $246
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 24p video
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Canon ELPH 500 HS
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $246
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung WB850F

Canon SD4000 IS
Samsung WB850F
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Touchscreen
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung WB850F
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $486
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Olympus TG-1

Canon SD4000 IS
Olympus TG-1
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Olympus TG-1
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung Galaxy Camera 2

Canon SD4000 IS
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
  • $574
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Samsung Galaxy Camera
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2
  • $359
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $574
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Headphone jack
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