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

Samsung ST66

Winner
Samsung ST66

35

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Canon PowerShot A1300

24

Canon PowerShot A1300

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung ST66

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Digital
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
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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 A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $100

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Ultra compact

        $131

        Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Samsung ST150F

        Samsung ST150F

        Ultra compact

        $80 - $99

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $307 - $400

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $71

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $168

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Nikon Coolpix P50

        Nikon Coolpix P50

        Digicam

        Screen size Smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot A520

        Canon PowerShot A520

        Compact

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

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $74

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot A590 IS

        Canon PowerShot A590 IS

        Digicam

        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Samsung ST66 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $73

        Screen size Larger screen
        Samsung ST65

        Samsung ST65

        Compact

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Aperture Much narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

        Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

        Boutique

        $799

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $80

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon 1 S2

        Nikon 1 S2

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $447 with 11-2mm lens

        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

        appearance

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        discussion

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