Canon PowerShot A800

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Really small
Size
Compact 94x61x31 mm
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Size
Really small
Compact 95x62x30 mm
Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 

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

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              Common Weaknesses
              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              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

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is much larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              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

              $159

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

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $68

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $150 - $246

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $115

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              $89

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $100

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              $170

              Weight Lighter
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $179 - $289

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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