Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1200 vs Canon PowerShot A1300

Canon PowerShot A1200 vs Canon PowerShot A1300

Winner
Canon PowerShot A1200

40

Canon PowerShot A1300

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
28 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (99×64×30 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Size
Really small
Compact (95×62×30 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
174 g
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 19 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A1200.

competitors

Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S51

Nikon Coolpix S51

Compact

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly smaller
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400

Compact

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Slightly smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger

Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400

Compact

Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

Boutique

$1,060 - $1,199

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Sensor size Much larger sensor
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Super zoom

$672 - $799

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

discussion

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Luxornet (7:38 PM, March 19, 2012)
Something is wrong here!
A1300 is better than A1200.
Both camera has HD movie!
See:http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consumer/products/cameras/digital_cameras/powershot_a1300#Specifications