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

Canon IXUS 115 HS vs Canon PowerShot A1300

Winner
Canon IXUS 115 HS

54

Canon PowerShot A1300

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Super compact (93×56×20 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Canon IXUS 115 HS.

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
Help
More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 115 HS

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
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Size
Significantly smaller
93×56×20 mm vs 95×62×30 mm
Help
More than 40% smaller
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.2"
Help
More than 30% thinner
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
Help
More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The IXUS 115 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              3.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A13001,600 ISO
              IXUS 115 HS3,200 ISO
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A13000.8 fps
              IXUS 115 HS3.4 fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A13005x
              IXUS 115 HS4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Canon EOS 1200D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $332 body only

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Compact

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $119 - $150

              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $330

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A560

              Canon PowerShot A560

              Digicam

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $130

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $164

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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