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

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
Lowest price Cheaper $179.97 vs $308.20
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The best price we've seen is $128 cheaper (more than 40% 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 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.

              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
              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"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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 A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $150

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

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $89

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $490

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $122

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $190

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Weight 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 Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210 - $231

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              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
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              appearance

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              discussion

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