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

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS vs Canon PowerShot A1300

Winner
Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

48

Canon PowerShot A1300

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thin
Thickness
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x30 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
174 g

differences

Advantages of the Canon A1300

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Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
95x56x24 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
Help
Around 30% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.2"
Help
Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
149 g vs 174 g
Help
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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              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 A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123 - $155

              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $122

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

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $195

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $329 - $349

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $175

              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $181

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $90

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

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Smaller
              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Entry-level DSLR

              $374 body only

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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