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
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 

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 $175.99 vs $311.08
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The best price we've seen is $135 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 IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $370 - $400 body only

              $500 - $590 with 18-55mm lens

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

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $100

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $168

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P50

              Nikon Coolpix P50

              Digicam

              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A520

              Canon PowerShot A520

              Compact

              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $74

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              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 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
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

              Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $181 - $183

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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