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

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Canon PowerShot A1200

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX350

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX350 over the Canon PowerShot A1200.
 

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
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Wide angle 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)
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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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A1200:$89.00
              AX350:$106.36
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A1200:1 fps
              AX350:1.1 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              A1200:None
              AX350:Digital
              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

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $193 - $400

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $89

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $169

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $547 - $597 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              $370

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $177 - $199

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $143

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Panasonic Lumix ZS35

              Travel zoom

              $233 - $274

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung ST65

              Samsung ST65

              Compact

              $78

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Fujifilm FinePix JX350

              Compact

              $141

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Samsung SH100

              Samsung SH100

              Ultra compact

              $125 - $200

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Movie format Does not take movies
              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Kodak Easyshare Z990 MAX

              Super zoom

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Compact

              $76 - $104

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera

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