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

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

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 Significantly 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
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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
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        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 A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $85

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $88

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Size Is slightly smaller
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon IXUS 132

        Canon IXUS 132

        Travel zoom

        $99

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Autofocus Focuses automatically
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $126

        Thickness Is thinner
        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $88 - $110

        Thickness Is thinner
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $68 - $80

        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

        Compact

        Weight Lighter
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Nikon Coolpix P60

        Nikon Coolpix P60

        Compact

        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

        Travel zoom

        $130 - $184

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Canon PowerShot A630

        Canon PowerShot A630

        Digicam

        External flash Supports an external flash
        Sensor size Larger sensor
        Size Much larger
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $85

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Smaller
        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97 - $108

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $81 - $180

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $175

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen

        appearance

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        discussion

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