Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Samsung ST66

Samsung ST66

Winner
Samsung ST66

30

vs

Canon PowerShot A1300

22

Canon PowerShot A1300

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung ST66

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

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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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 Samsung ST66

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Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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Canon PowerShot A1300 Canon PowerShot A1300 22
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        similarities

        Compared to recent digicams

        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
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        A1300:720p @ 25fps
        ST66:720p @ 30fps
        High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
        Not supported
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $68 - $80

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Compact

        Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $85

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Canon IXUS 132

        Canon IXUS 132

        Travel zoom

        $99

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

        Compact

        Weight Slightly lighter
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Travel zoom

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Size Slightly smaller
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Nikon Coolpix AW110

        Waterproof

        $235 - $380

        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Lowest price More expensive

        Samsung ST66 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $110 - $147

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Olympus VH-510

        Olympus VH-510

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $140

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Olympus VR-370

        Olympus VR-370

        Travel zoom

        $79 - $119

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $126

        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        $174 - $176

        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        appearance

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        discussion

        Canon PowerShot A1300
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        Samsung ST66
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