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

Samsung ST66

Winner
Samsung ST66

33

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Canon PowerShot A1300

23

Canon PowerShot A1300

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung ST66

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
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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Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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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
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ST66's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
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recommendations

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

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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
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        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
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $150

        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Nikon Coolpix L28

        Compact

        $80 - $88

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $177 - $199

        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $89

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $150

        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot G15

        Canon PowerShot G15

        Pro digicam

        $419 - $499

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Nikon Coolpix L810

        Super zoom

        $165

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Significantly thicker

        Samsung ST66 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $96

        Screen size Larger screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $95 - $120

        Image stabilization Better image stabilization
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Samsung ST65

        Samsung ST65

        Compact

        $78

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Aperture Much narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Samsung ST150F

        Samsung ST150F

        Ultra compact

        $82 - $87

        Screen size Larger screen
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Aperture Narrower aperture

        appearance

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        discussion

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