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 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
              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 A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $180

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $89

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $199

              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $243

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $143

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Placeholder

              Canon PowerShot A5

              Compact

              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $100 - $118

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $372

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $200

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $110 - $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies

              appearance

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