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

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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
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
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
Lowest price Cheaper $266.25 vs $399.99
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The best price we've seen is $134 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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recommendations

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 Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A1300:0.8 fps
              IXUS 115 HS:3.4 fps
              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 220 HS

              Canon IXUS 220 HS

              Compact

              $964

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $186 - $201

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $107

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $189

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $187

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $80 - $165

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $137

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

              Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $108 - $263

              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

              $132

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Fujifilm FinePix S8600

              Super zoom

              $140 - $229

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $115

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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