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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Macro focus
Great macro
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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.
 
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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $130.00 vs $165.99
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The best price we've seen is $36 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              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

              $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is much smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $189

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

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $185

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly smaller
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $65

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $100

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $342 body only

              $470 with 14-42mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S02

              Nikon Coolpix S02

              Ultra compact

              $84 - $90

              Size Much smaller
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor

              appearance

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