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Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S4300

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
460k dots
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x59x21 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Size
Really small
Compact 95x56x24 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A4000 IS

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Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the A4000 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom Slightly more zoom 8x vs 6x
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Around 80% more zoom
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S4300

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The S4300's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Slightly smaller 96x59x21 mm vs 95x56x24 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 139 g vs 145 g
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              A4000 IS:95x56x24 mm
              S4300:96x59x21 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A4000 IS:145 g
              S4300:139 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A4000 IS:0.9"
              S4300:0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A4000 IS:$119.00
              S4300:$107.29
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
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              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A4000 IS:175 shots
              S4300:180 shots
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A4000 IS:720p @ 25fps
              S4300:720p @ 30fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $96

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $229

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $138

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $115 - $250

              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $80

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $125 - $149

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon Coolpix S4300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $101

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Nikon Coolpix S4100

              Compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $99

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              $307

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $65 - $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Touch screen No touch screen

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              Avatar for Muddasir Shah Muddasir Shah (8:54 PM, October 13, 2013)
              plz sir i m very confused btw canon A4000 and nikon S4300.. plz help me which one should i buy???