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

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

49

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Canon PowerShot A1300

34

Canon PowerShot A1300

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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
$139.99 vs $399.99
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The best price we've seen is $260 cheaper (2.9x 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
              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
              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 ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $112

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

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $190

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $449

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $99 - $120

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Significantly smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot G9

              Canon PowerShot G9

              Pro digicam

              $870

              Screen size Larger screen
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $99

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $167

              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Samsung WB2200F

              Samsung WB2200F

              Super zoom

              $298 - $398

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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