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Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
Top 60%975 points
Top 60%
Top 11%2,163 points
Top 11%
Canon  ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
Top specs and features

Canon ELPH 520 HS vs Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300: 71 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.41x more megapixels (main camera).
10.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.3MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.62mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
35.8 x 23.8mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Canon EOS R: 5655
19

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
28% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
3200 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
190shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
500shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 24fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 24fps

9. weight

305g lighter.
155g
HTC Re: 65.5g
460g(Sony DT 55-300mm F/4.5-5.6)

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
50% have it

12. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
32% have it

13. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
73% have it

14. pixel density

1.63x higher pixel density.
333ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
544ppi

15. resolution

2.67x higher resolution.
831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1358 x 905px

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
27% have it

17. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
26% have it

18. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
27% have it

19. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
20% have it

20. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
54% have it

21. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
48% have it

22. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
66% have it

23. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
18% have it

24. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon ELPH 520 HS
Sony SLT-A99V + Sony SAL-55300
45% have it

25. volume

92.97% less body volume.
90.14cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
1279.25cm³

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