As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Canon PowerShot SD1000 is also often compared to travel zooms, super zooms, pro digicams, entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs, compacts and digicams. The Canon PowerShot SD1000's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 350 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S02 and the D750)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 26 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3.3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,229k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Nikon Coolpix S02

Nikon Coolpix S02
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the S02 (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S02 (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the S02 and SD1000

  • None found

Casio Exilim EX-S10

Casio Exilim EX-S10
10 months newer
$564

Significant advantages of the EX-S10 (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-S10 (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-S10 and SD1000

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX200V
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX200V (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX200V (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX200V and SD1000

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS and SD1000

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.6), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (86×54×19 mm) vs compact (106×59×32 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 1.3") and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
8 years newer
$199

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the SD1000)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2.8
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and SD1000

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 175 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the ELPH 140 IS and SD1000

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Very light: 130 g vs 175 g

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
3 years newer
$499

Significant advantages of the SX210 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SX210 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (106×59×32 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.7"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SX210 IS and SD1000

  • Very small: Compact (106×59×32 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.3" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 220 g vs 175 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4), is significantly smaller (ultra compact (86×54×19 mm) vs large (127×91×117 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 4.6") and is significantly lighter (175 g vs 608 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (3x vs 65x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 21 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

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11 years newer
$478 - $549

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX70 HS (vs the SD1000)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly larger: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.6" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX70 HS and SD1000

  • Fairly small: Large (127×91×117 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Light weight: 608 g vs 175 g
  • Inexpensive: $477.79 vs $670.13

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots).

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X
8 years newer
$391

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X and SD1000

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot N100

Canon PowerShot N100
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the N100 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the N100 (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the N100 and SD1000

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the SD4000 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8

Significant disadvantages of the SD4000 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SD4000 IS and SD1000

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (86×54×19 mm) vs prosumer size (124×99×76 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 3") and is significantly lighter (175 g vs 502 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 24 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the SD1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.7"
  • Much heavier: 570 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the T3i and SD1000

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
6 years newer
$473 (body only)
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24.2 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 430 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the D3300 and SD1000

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 175 g

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300
6 years newer
$474 (body only)
$459 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D5300 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 230k dots
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 480p @ 30fps

Significant disadvantages of the D5300 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×99×76 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 480 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the D5300 and SD1000

  • None found

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Rebel XS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 10.1 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel XS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.6" vs 0.7"
  • Much heavier: 502 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the Rebel XS and SD1000

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (126×98×65 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 0.7"

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it has much less startup delay (1100 ms vs 3100 ms), is much smaller (ultra compact (86×54×19 mm) vs professional size (151×116×76 mm)), is slightly less expensive ($670.13 vs $2,199.09), is thinner (0.7" vs 3.2") and is much lighter (175 g vs 890 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,620k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes much lower resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 30.1 MP).

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
9 years newer
$2,219 - $2,999 (body only)
$2,558 - $3,899 24-105mm lens

Significant advantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher true resolution: 30.1 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 5D Mark IV (vs the SD1000)

  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.7"
  • Much larger: Professional size (151×116×76 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much heavier: 890 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the 5D Mark IV and SD1000

  • None found

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
7 years newer
$1,149 - $1,297 (body only)
$1,797 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2.5"
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Tunnel
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.3 MP vs 7.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.7"
  • Much larger: Professional size (141×113×78 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much heavier: 750 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the D750 and SD1000

  • Light weight: 750 g vs 175 g
  • Inexpensive: $1,149.00 vs $670.13
  • Built-in flashes

Sony SLT A77

Sony SLT-A77
4 years newer
$1,967 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the SLT A77 (vs the SD1000)

  • Shoots much faster: 12 fps vs 1.7 fps
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 7.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the SLT A77 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much thicker: 3.2" vs 0.7"
  • Much larger: Professional size (143×104×81 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Much heavier: 732 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the SLT A77 and SD1000

  • Fairly small: Professional size (143×104×81 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)
  • Light weight: 732 g vs 175 g
  • Inexpensive: $1,577.19 vs $670.13

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to compact competitors include: it is thinner (0.7" vs 0.9") and has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (february 2007 vs january 2008), is significantly more expensive ($670.13 vs $249.95) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/3000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
1 year newer
$399

Significant advantages of the SD1100 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD1100 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the SD1100 IS and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (87×55×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the SD980 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SD980 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SD980 IS and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
3 years newer
$250

Significant advantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SD1300 IS and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×56×22 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD750

Canon PowerShot SD750
similar age
$158

Significant advantages of the SD750 (vs the SD1000)

  • Larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the SD750 (vs the SD1000)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SD750 and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (92×57×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD100

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the SD100 (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD100 (vs the SD1000)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.5"
  • Lower true resolution: 3.1 MP vs 7.1 MP
  • Thicker: 0.9" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the SD100 and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (85×56×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Canon PowerShot SD800 IS
5 months older

Significant advantages of the SD800 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the SD800 IS (vs the SD1000)

  • Significantly thicker: 1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the SD800 IS and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×58×25 mm) vs Ultra compact (86×54×19 mm)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon SD1000 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 37 mm), has a significantly larger screen (2.5" vs 2"), takes slightly higher resolution photos (7.1 MP vs 2.6 MP), is newer (february 2007 vs april 2000) and is thinner (0.7" vs 1.9").

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F55V

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6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-F55V (vs the SD1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-F55V (vs the SD1000)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-F55V and SD1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8