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

Canon IXUS 105 vs Canon PowerShot A1300

Winner
Canon IXUS 105

48

Canon PowerShot A1300

32

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 105

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
28 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Battery life
Great battery life
220 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Canon IXUS 105.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A1300

Report a correction
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 25fps vs 480p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video but at a lower frame rate
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price
Cheaper
$87.21 vs $203.57
Help
The best price we've seen is $116 cheaper (2.3x less)
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
Help
More than 20% faster max shutter speed
Canon PowerShot A1300 Learn more about
the Canon A1300

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 105

Report a correction
Size
Significantly smaller
91×56×22 mm vs 95×62×30 mm
Help
Around 40% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.2"
Help
Around 30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
140 g vs 174 g
Help
Around 20% lighter
Canon IXUS 105 Learn more about
the Canon IXUS 105
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon PowerShot A1300 32
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save
        vs
        48 Canon IXUS 105 Canon IXUS 105
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A13000.8 fps
              IXUS 1050.9 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              3.0 cm
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A1300720p @ 25fps
              IXUS 105480p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A13005x
              IXUS 1054x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Compact

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Samsung ST150F

              Samsung ST150F

              Ultra compact

              $130

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $430 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $120 - $151

              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A560

              Canon PowerShot A560

              Digicam

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $280

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $190

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $330

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Canon IXUS 105 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Digital IXUS 75

              Canon Digital IXUS 75

              Compact

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $419

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS

              Compact

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              $227

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger

              appearance

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon IXUS 105
              Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon IXUS 105
              Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon IXUS 105

              discussion

              Canon PowerShot A1300
              PowerShot A1300
              Canon

              Report a correction
              Canon IXUS 105
              IXUS 105
              Canon

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments