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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

94points

Sony Alpha 7R III

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS vs Sony Alpha 7R III

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Why is Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS better than Sony Alpha 7R III?

  • 512g lighter
    163gvs675g
  • 87.59% less body volume
    90.89cm³vs732.3030990000001cm³
  • 73.4mm narrower
    53.5mmvs126.9mm
  • Has a flash
  • 40.5mm thinner
    19.8mmvs60.3mm
  • 9.9mm shorter
    85.8mmvs95.7mm

Why is Sony Alpha 7R III better than Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS?

  • 4.2x more megapixels (main camera)
    42.4MPvs10.1MP
  • 30.23x larger sensor
    24 x 35.9mmvs6.17 x 4.62mm
  • 416 more focus points
    425vs9
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 32x higher maximum light sensitivity
    102400 ISOvs3200 ISO
  • 460shots longer battery life
    650shotsvs190shots
  • 2.5x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 24fps
  • Has WiFi

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Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.Weather sealed
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

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.

For example

Canon EOS 200D

4.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.

5.weight

163g

675g

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65.5g

6.Is a system camera
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

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Optics

1.focus points

9

425

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

2.sensor size

6.17 x 4.62mm

24 x 35.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

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81.2 x 25.4mm

3.has AF tracking
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

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.

4.megapixels

10.1MP

42.4MP

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5.maximum light sensitivity

3200 ISO

102400 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 24fps

2160 x 30fps

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.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has timelapse function
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

6.Supports slow motion video recording
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

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2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has stereo speakers
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

190shots

650shots

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Has WiFi
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.Has dual card slots
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

6.has GPS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS
Sony Alpha 7R III

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Leica M10-D

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