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

34

Canon PowerShot A1300

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Size
Significantly smaller
93x55x19 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
Help
More than 40% smaller
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.2"
Help
More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The IXUS 115 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
Help
More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
140 g vs 174 g
Help
Around 20% lighter
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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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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 PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $260

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $198

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Fujifilm FinePix S4600

              Super zoom

              $190

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A490

              Canon PowerShot A490

              Compact

              $130

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $201

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $162 - $179

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $228

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $276

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $116

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $258

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support

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