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

55

Canon PowerShot A1300

33

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$172.00 vs $269.30
Help
The best price we've seen is $97 cheaper (around 40% less)
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

Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
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
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
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
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 1 f-stop 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
              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

              $111

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $218

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $122

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123 - $155

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $185

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $335 - $429

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $183

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $419

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 105

              Canon IXUS 105

              Compact

              $215

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $257

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $869

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $117

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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