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

Canon IXUS 105

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Canon IXUS 105

50

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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

Size
Really small
Super compact 91x56x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
Weight
Light-weight
140 g
 

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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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
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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 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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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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        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 PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $110

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $135 - $180

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Canon IXUS 265 HS

        Canon IXUS 265 HS

        Travel zoom

        $188

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $199

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

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $174

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot G16

        Canon PowerShot G16

        Pro digicam

        $499

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $125 - $128

        Size Significantly smaller
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $100

        Screen size Larger screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Much larger
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

        Canon IXUS 105 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        $212

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-3

        Waterproof

        $349 - $449

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

        Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS

        Compact

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon IXUS 115 HS

        Canon IXUS 115 HS

        Compact

        $285

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        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

        appearance

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        discussion

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