Canon IXY 400F vs Canon IXY 200F

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Canon IXY 400F

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Canon IXY 200F

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXY 400F

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 92x56x18 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon IXY 200F

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon IXY 200F over the Canon IXY 400F.

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Advantages of the Canon IXY 200F

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Size
Smaller
92x56x18 mm vs 91x56x22 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
133 g vs 140 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXY 200F:91x56x22 mm
              IXY 400F:92x56x18 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Thickness Thin Help
              IXY 200F:0.9"
              IXY 400F:0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              IXY 200F:140 g
              IXY 400F:133 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              1/1500 of a second
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              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
              IXY 200F:0.9 fps
              IXY 400F:0.7 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
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              IXY 200F:480p @ 30fps
              IXY 400F:720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $170

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $137

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon IXY 200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $268

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $123

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $120

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Canon IXY 400F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXY 10S

              Canon IXY 10S

              Compact

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Olympus X-875

              Olympus X-875

              Compact

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Nikon Coolpix S640

              Nikon Coolpix S640

              Compact

              $237

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon EOS Kiss Digital X

              Canon EOS Kiss Digital X

              Entry-level DSLR

              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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