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

Canon IXUS 115 HS

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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"
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
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
Size Significantly smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Screen size Significantly 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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        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 132

        Canon IXUS 132

        Travel zoom

        $99

        Autofocus Focuses automatically
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A430

        Canon PowerShot A430

        Compact

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $68 - $103

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

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $99

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Travel zoom

        Size Significantly smaller
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $234

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $88

        Size Significantly smaller
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        $301

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

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $302 - $399

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Canon IXUS 500 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS

        Ultra compact

        $229

        Zoom More zoom
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Weight Heavier
        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Travel zoom

        $197

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Weight Lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

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