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

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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
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
Differences | Recommendations | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

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
Lowest price Cheaper $109.98 vs $399.99
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The best price we've seen is $290 cheaper (3.6x less)
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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
              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

              $187

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $137

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $107

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

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $189

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $165

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $99

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $145

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

              Super zoom

              $508

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $147 - $248

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              appearance

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