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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A810 over 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
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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$160.00 vs $189.99
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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

              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              A810230k dots
              A800115k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              A8102.7"
              A8002.5"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A81028 mm
              A80037 mm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              A800480p @ 30fps
              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 A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $120 - $151

              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

              $246

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              $99

              Shutter lag Has slightly less shutter lag
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is much smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $122

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $171

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Nikon Coolpix S2900

              Compact

              $112

              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Fujifilm FinePix S1800

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $60

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

              Compact

              $499

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $100

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger

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