Canon PowerShot A800

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A800

Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
28 mm
 

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
$169.97 vs $193.99
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The best price we've seen is $24 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
              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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $72

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
              Canon PowerShot A490

              Canon PowerShot A490

              Compact

              $130

              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $100

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $62

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $198

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A710 IS

              Canon PowerShot A710 IS

              Digicam

              $500

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger

              Canon PowerShot A800 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Fujifilm FinePix AV200

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot A495

              Canon PowerShot A495

              Compact

              $150

              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Canon PowerShot A480

              Canon PowerShot A480

              Compact

              $160

              Weight Lighter
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $115

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

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