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

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 115 HS

60

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Canon PowerShot A1300

36

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"
Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
 

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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
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

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        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

        $300 - $405

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $90 - $115

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

        Canon IXUS 240 HS

        Compact

        $422 - $498

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

        Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

        Ultra compact

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $138

        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $168

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $148 - $169

        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

        Waterproof

        $229

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Size Larger
        Sony NEX-F3

        Sony NEX-F3

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $417 - $730 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $85

        Weight Slightly lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Travel zoom

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot D30

        Canon PowerShot D30

        Waterproof

        $327 - $565

        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        GPS Has a GPS
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Much larger

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