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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Size
Really small
Compact 99x60x28 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Weight
Light-weight
174 g
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
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Weight Lighter 174 g vs 198 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon S100

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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
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
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 9.6 fps vs 0.8 fps
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Around 12x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S100's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
True resolution Higher true resolution 12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
Lowest price Much cheaper $255.00 vs $799.98
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The best price we've seen is $545 cheaper (3.1x less)
Size Slightly smaller 99x60x28 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 1.1" vs 1.2"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A1300:220 shots
              S100:200 shots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $203

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $499

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

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

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $182

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $80

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $155 - $159

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

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $249 - $349

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $330 - $449

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $330

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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              discussion

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