Canon PowerShot A800 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm

galleries

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
Lighter
171 g vs 186 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$159.95 vs $228.00
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The best price we've seen is $68 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A81028 mm
              A80037 mm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              A800480p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              A810230k dots
              A800115k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              A8102.7"
              A8002.5"
              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 slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $189

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Kodak EasyShare M575

              Kodak EasyShare M575

              Compact

              $80

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $121

              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 SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $325

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $63

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

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $139

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $60

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Kodak EasyShare Z1285

              Kodak EasyShare Z1285

              Compact

              $135

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $100

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

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