Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1300 vs Fujifilm FinePix AX650

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Canon PowerShot A1200

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Canon PowerShot A1200

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A1200

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the A1200's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm AX350

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Digital vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size Smaller 93x60x27 mm vs 99x63x30 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 3,200 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.2"
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Around 10% thinner
Weight Lighter 168 g vs 185 g
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Around 10% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
        A1200:None
        AX350:3,200 ISO
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        A1200:1 fps
        AX350:1.1 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
        A1200:None
        AX350:Digital
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        A1200:28 mm
        AX350:33 mm
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        A1200:720p @ 24fps
        AX350:720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        A1200:4x
        AX350:5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $133

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Movie format Records lower quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $88 - $110

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Compact

        $78

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thinner
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $68 - $80

        Size Smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
        Canon PowerShot A1300

        Canon PowerShot A1300

        Compact

        $84 - $200

        Size Smaller
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Significantly smaller
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

        Compact

        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Weight Lighter
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support

        Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix AX650

        Fujifilm FinePix AX650

        Compact

        $69 - $104

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $147 - $250

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Fujifilm FinePix JX400

        Fujifilm FinePix JX400

        Compact

        $153

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97 - $108

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Fujifilm FinePix AX300

        Fujifilm FinePix AX300

        Compact

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        Canon PowerShot A1200 Fujifilm FinePix AX350

        discussion

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