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

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Winner
Fujifilm FinePix AX350

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Canon PowerShot A1200

37

Canon PowerShot A1200

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1400s
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More than 10% faster max shutter speed
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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$99.00 vs $200.66
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The best price we've seen is $102 cheaper (2x less)
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A1200:1/1600s
              AX350:1/1400s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              A1200:None
              AX350:3,200 ISO
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
              A1200:None
              AX350:Digital
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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 ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $90 - $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $190

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $79

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Placeholder

              Fujifilm FinePix A120

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $124

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot A490

              Canon PowerShot A490

              Compact

              $130

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $120

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Placeholder

              Fujifilm FinePix F420 Zoom

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Compact

              $60

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $95

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Fujifilm FinePix T550

              Travel zoom

              $123 - $139

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $168

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Lowest price More expensive

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