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

36

Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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 220 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size Significantly smaller 92x55x19 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
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
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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        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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        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 SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $115 - $250

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $100

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $168

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Nikon Coolpix P50

        Nikon Coolpix P50

        Digicam

        Size Significantly larger
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A520

        Canon PowerShot A520

        Compact

        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $74

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

        Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 265 HS

        Canon IXUS 265 HS

        Travel zoom

        $210 - $231

        Screen size Larger screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $300 - $415

        Screen size Larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Size Slightly larger
        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $241 - $270

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

        Canon IXUS 230 HS

        Travel zoom

        Screen size Larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $451

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Size Significantly larger

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        discussion

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