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
 

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.

        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
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        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

        $150

        Thickness Is thicker
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $99

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $99 - $110

        Thickness Is thinner
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $230 - $249

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $451

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $74 - $89

        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $305 - $429

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $89

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix P7100

        Nikon Coolpix P7100

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $490

        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $140

        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

        Casio Exilim ZR-200

        Travel zoom

        $190

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $64

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly smaller
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

        Compact

        Shutter lag Less shutter lag
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $109 - $180

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Smaller
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Compact

        Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
        Screen size Smaller screen

        appearance

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        discussion

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