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"
Size
Really small
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x30 mm
Weight
Light-weight
174 g
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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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

              $125

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              $370

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $180

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

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $116

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $175 - $179

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              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

              $174

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Slightly 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
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $150

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung NX1000

              Samsung NX1000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $305 with 20-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Size Much larger
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $99 - $109

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $211

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies

              appearance

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