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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x54x20 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A1300

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Battery life Longer battery life 220 shots vs 175 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Size Significantly smaller 95x54x20 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.2"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 174 g
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Around 30% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $179.99 vs $249.97
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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

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

              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
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A1300:220 shots
              A2300 IS:175 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $118

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $125 - $128

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $169

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $143

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $199

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $174

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $348 - $370

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              $180

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $107

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $138

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $153

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger

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