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

Canon IXUS 105

Winner
Canon IXUS 105

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 105

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A1300

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 720p @ 25fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video but at a lower frame rate
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 $87.99 vs $285.51
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The best price we've seen is $198 cheaper (3.2x less)
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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 105

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Size Significantly smaller 91x56x22 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.2"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 140 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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A1300:0.8 fps
              IXUS 105:0.9 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              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"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A1300:720p @ 25fps
              IXUS 105:480p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A1300:5x
              IXUS 105:4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $75 - $126

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $68 - $103

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

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $99

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S90

              Canon PowerShot S90

              Pro digicam

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              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 AW110

              Nikon Coolpix AW110

              Waterproof

              $234

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Weight Heavier

              Canon IXUS 105 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

              Ultra compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon Digital IXUS 75

              Canon Digital IXUS 75

              Compact

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $302 - $399

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              appearance

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              discussion

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