Canon PowerShot A800 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
Really small
Size
Compact (94×61×31 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
Size
Really small
Compact (95×62×30 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm

galleries

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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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$87.06 vs $199.99
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The best price we've seen is $113 cheaper (2.3x 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
Significantly better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 3.0 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
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              A8102.7"
              A8002.5"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              A800480p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              A81028 mm
              A80037 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              A810230k dots
              A800115k dots
              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 significantly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $300

              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 A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $79 - $92

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $109

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

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $91

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $239

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $119 - $150

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $95

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              $280

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              $250

              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $199

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S01

              Nikon Coolpix S01

              Ultra compact

              $163

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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