• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 392.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SX210 IS advantages over Samsung ST66

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    392 mm vs 125 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Samsung ST66 advantages over Canon SX210 IS

  • Less expensive
    $119 vs $350 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.5 vs f/3.1
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Thinner
    16 mm vs 31 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    101g vs 212g
    Lighter weight
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 Samsung HZ35W

Canon SX210 IS
Samsung HZ35W
  • $262
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less shutter lag
  • More pixels
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Shoots 60p video
Samsung ST66
Samsung HZ35W
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon SX230 HS

Canon SX210 IS
Canon SX230 HS
  • $262
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
  • $269
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Shoots 24p video
Samsung ST66
Canon SX230 HS
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $269
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus SZ-10

Canon SX210 IS
Olympus SZ-10
  • $262
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Samsung ST66
Olympus SZ-10
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony WX50

Canon SX210 IS
Sony WX50
  • $262
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Samsung ST66
Sony WX50
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $227
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus

Compared to Samsung ST72

Canon SX210 IS
Samsung ST72
  • $262
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
Samsung ST66
Samsung ST72
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $179
  • 1/2.3 inch
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