Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

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

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x30 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
171 g
 

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 A810

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Lowest price
Cheaper
$199.95 vs $399.99
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The best price we've seen is $200 cheaper (2x 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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $201

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $69

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $195 - $246

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Kodak EasyShare Z1275

              Kodak EasyShare Z1275

              Compact

              $310

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A590 IS

              Canon PowerShot A590 IS

              Digicam

              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot G9

              Canon PowerShot G9

              Pro digicam

              $870

              Screen size Larger screen
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $62

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor

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