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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 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 $99.19 vs $148.25
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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recommendations

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.

              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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

              $135

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Nikon Coolpix S3000

              Compact

              $250

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $168

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $88 - $119

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $90 - $115

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $80

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $160 - $400

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $68

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L20

              Nikon Coolpix L20

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

              Super zoom

              $550

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              appearance

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              discussion

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