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Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
Top 70%720 points
Top 70%
Top 35%1,584 points
Top 35%
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot A800 vs Nikon D3x: 54 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

2.45x more megapixels (main camera).
10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
24.5MP

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
35.9 x 24mm

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
51

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
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.
1600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
6400 ISO

7. longer battery life

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

8. weight

1.03kg lighter.
186g
HTC Re: 65.5g
1.22kg

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/8000s

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
50% have it

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
32% have it

12. 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 PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
72% have it

13. pixel density

2.35x higher pixel density.
200ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
471ppi

14. resolution

8x higher resolution.
416 x 277px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
27% have it

16. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
20% have it

17. 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 PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
54% have it

18. 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 PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
18% have it

19. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
48% have it

20. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
66% have it

21. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
58% have it

22. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
45% have it

23. volume

91.73% less body volume.
181.24cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
NaNcm³

24. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
30% have it

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon PowerShot A800
Nikon D3x
46% have it

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