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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
 
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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 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        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
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        0.8 fps
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        A810:230k dots
        A800:115k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        A810:2.7"
        A800:2.5"
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        A810:28 mm
        A800:37 mm
        Movie format Poor movies Help
        A810:720p @ 25fps
        A800:480p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        A810:5x
        A800:3.3x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Digicam

        $248 - $300

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $137

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $168

        Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Fujifilm FinePix AV200

        Fujifilm FinePix AV200

        Compact

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot A480

        Canon PowerShot A480

        Compact

        Weight Is slightly lighter
        Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens

        Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $73

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly smaller
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $90 - $115

        Size Significantly smaller
        Thickness Significantly thinner
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot A1300

        Canon PowerShot A1300

        Compact

        $170 - $400

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Lowest price More expensive

        Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A460

        Canon PowerShot A460

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        True resolution Much lower true resolution
        Samsung ST72

        Samsung ST72

        Ultra compact

        $74

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
        Kodak Easyshare C1530

        Kodak Easyshare C1530

        Compact

        $56

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger

        appearance

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        discussion

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