Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Canon IXUS 125 HS

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
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 IXUS 115 HS

Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size Significantly smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.2"
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More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The IXUS 115 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 174 g
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Around 20% lighter
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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.

        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        A1300:0.8 fps
        IXUS 115 HS:3.4 fps
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        A1300:5x
        IXUS 115 HS:4x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $414

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $128

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $150

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $89

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

        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

        $89

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Lowest price 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 A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $143

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $164

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 155

        Canon IXUS 155

        Travel zoom

        $181 - $183

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S6000

        Nikon Coolpix S6000

        Compact

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

        Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

        Ultra compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Travel zoom

        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger

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