Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Size
Really small
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-weight
149 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
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Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size Smaller 95x56x24 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1" vs 1.2"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 149 g vs 174 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $115.95 vs $228.99
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The best price we've seen is $113 cheaper (around 50% 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 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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A1300:720p @ 25fps
              A3300 IS:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $128

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $89

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $81 - $82

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $177 - $199

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

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $89

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197 - $227

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $250

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $87

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

              Compact

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $139 - $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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