Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Really small
Size
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Thin
Thickness
1"
Light-weight
Weight
149 g
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX300

Size
Really small
Compact 93x60x27 mm
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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Wide angle
Significantly better wide angle
28 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the A3300 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 f-stops)
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
95x56x24 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.1"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight
Lighter
149 g vs 168 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1400s
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More than 10% faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm AX300

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Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
3,200 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$101.57 vs $139.95
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The best price we've seen is $38 cheaper (around 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A3300 IS:$139.95
              AX300:$101.57
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A3300 IS:1/1600s
              AX300:1/1400s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              A3300 IS:None
              AX300:3,200 ISO
              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A3300 IS:28 mm
              AX300:33 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $268

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $122 - $180

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Smaller
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $90 - $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Fastest shutter speed Slightly slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $155 - $240

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Sony Alpha DSLR-A330

              Entry-level DSLR

              $383 body only

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Fujifilm FinePix AX300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Samsung ES30

              Samsung ES30

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

              Super zoom

              $418 - $420

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Compact

              $60

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Samsung ES75

              Samsung ES75

              Digicam

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed

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