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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

True resolution
High true resolution
9.7 MP
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
True resolution
High true resolution
9.7 MP
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 
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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
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A810:$116.39
              A800:$129.00
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              1.2"
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              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
              Size Large Help
              A810:95x62x30 mm
              A800:94x61x31 mm
              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

              $250 - $300

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $93 - $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
              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

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $68 - $103

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              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 A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $75 - $126

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $84 - $87

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A460

              Canon PowerShot A460

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $55

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Size Slightly larger
              Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

              Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              True resolution Much lower true resolution

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