• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SD770 IS advantages over Pentax W60

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/3.5
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Fast startup
    ~1.60 vs 2.9 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 300 vs 205 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    1.4 fps vs 1.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Pentax W60 advantages over Canon SD770 IS

  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 105 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Less shutter lag
    0.39 vs 0.75 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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

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
  • 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 Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review 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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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Samsung NV40

Canon SD770 IS
Samsung NV40
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer exposure
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
Pentax W60
Samsung NV40
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $329
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Thinner

Compared to Olympus Stylus 1010

Canon SD770 IS
Olympus Stylus 1010
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
Pentax W60
Olympus Stylus 1010
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Wider angle lens
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus 1020

Canon SD770 IS
Olympus 1020
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
Pentax W60
Olympus 1020
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Wider angle lens
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FX35

Canon SD770 IS
Panasonic DMC-FX35
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Longer exposure
Pentax W60
Panasonic DMC-FX35
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Canon SD790 IS

Canon SD770 IS
Canon SD790 IS
  • $212
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $201
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less shutter lag
  • Higher extended ISO
Pentax W60
Canon SD790 IS
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $201
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • Fast startup
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