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 (92×56×18 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
92×56×18 mm vs 91×56×22 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 200F91×56×22 mm
              IXY 400F92×56×18 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              IXY 200F0.9"
              IXY 400F0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              IXY 200F140 g
              IXY 400F133 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
              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
              IXY 200F0.9 fps
              IXY 400F0.7 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              IXY 200F480p @ 30fps
              IXY 400F720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXY 10S

              Canon IXY 10S

              Compact

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $228

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $156

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed

              Canon IXY 200F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $330

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SD770 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD770 IS

              Ultra compact

              $250

              Size Smaller
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $143

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $139

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies

              Canon IXY 400F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $470

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $165

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S640

              Nikon Coolpix S640

              Compact

              $237

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $675 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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