Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Canon IXUS 230 HS

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 220 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 220 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

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
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $83.95 vs $300.51
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The best price we've seen is $217 cheaper (3.6x less)
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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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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 92x55x19 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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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Around 40% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The IXUS 220 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 141 g vs 174 g
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Around 20% lighter
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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.

              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A1300:0.8 fps
              IXUS 220 HS:3.4 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $68 - $80

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

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $85

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

              Compact

              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Significantly smaller
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P60

              Nikon Coolpix P60

              Compact

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $435

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $302 - $399

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

              Canon IXUS 240 HS

              Compact

              $406

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $213

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              appearance

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              Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon IXUS 220 HS
              Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon IXUS 220 HS

              discussion

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