Canon PowerShot A800 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A810 over the Canon PowerShot A800.

Items often bought with the A800 or A810

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Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon PowerShot A810.
Explore our gallery of 17 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A800.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A810

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 37 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 25fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video but at a lower frame rate
Screen size
Larger screen
2.7" vs 2.5"
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Around 10% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
230k dots vs 115k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Weight
Slightly lighter
171 g vs 186 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.2" vs 1.2"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon A800

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Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 3.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$228.00 vs $259.99
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The best price we've seen is $32 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              A800480p @ 30fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              A8102.7"
              A8002.5"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A81028 mm
              A80037 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              A810230k dots
              A800115k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A8105x
              A8003.3x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $550

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $136

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Smaller
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $91 - $96

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $300

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $193

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              $160

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $65

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              $283

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $849

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

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