Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Canon IXUS 115 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

Really small
Size
Super compact 91x56x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
370 ms shutter lag
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A1300. Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Canon IXUS 105.

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
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$172.00 vs $189.26
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The best price we've seen is $17 cheaper (around 10% 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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A1300720p @ 25fps
              IXUS 105480p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A13005x
              IXUS 1054x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $122 - $154

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $139

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $168 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $189

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Size Smaller
              Screen size Larger screen
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix P7700

              Nikon Coolpix P7700

              Pro digicam

              $510

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Canon IXUS 105 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 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
              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Travel zoom

              $183

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              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 PowerShot SX610 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $250

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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