The Canon IXY 400F is mostly gets compared to compacts. The Canon IXY 400F's top rivals come from Canon (such as the IXY Digital 600)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXY 400F compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 37 mm), has a significantly larger screen (2.7" vs 2"), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (92×56×18 mm) vs compact (90×57×27 mm)), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 7.1 MP).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon IXY Digital 600

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Significant advantages of the IXY Digital 600 (vs the IXY 400F)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the IXY Digital 600 (vs the IXY 400F)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the IXY Digital 600 and IXY 400F

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×56×18 mm)