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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Size
Really small
Compact 94x61x31 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
186 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x30 mm
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
171 g
 
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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 $89.00 vs $121.99
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The best price we've seen is $33 cheaper (around 30% less)
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A810:$121.99
              A800:$89.00
              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
              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"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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 - $300

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

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $150

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $64

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $88 - $119

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $127 - $130

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $150

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Nikon Coolpix L810

              Super zoom

              $170

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97 - $114

              Size Significantly smaller
              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Pentax Optio E70

              Pentax Optio E70

              Compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              Weight Lighter
              Canon PowerShot A490

              Canon PowerShot A490

              Compact

              Weight Slightly lighter

              appearance

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              discussion

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