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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
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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

        $180 - $249

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is much larger
        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $199

        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

        $174

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

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $106 - $132

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $110

        Size Is slightly smaller
        Thickness Is thinner
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $160

        Size Significantly smaller
        Thickness Significantly thinner
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Nikon Coolpix L26

        Compact

        Screen size Larger screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm FinePix AV200

        Fujifilm FinePix AV200

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot A480

        Canon PowerShot A480

        Compact

        Weight Lighter
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

        Sony Cybershot W510

        Compact

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

        appearance

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        discussion

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        PowerShot A810
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