Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS vs Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

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Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Really small
Size
Ultra compact (92×56×18 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Light-weight
Weight
133 g
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SD1400 IS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 7.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the SD1400 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size
Smaller
92×56×18 mm vs 96×59×22 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Weight
Lighter
133 g vs 185 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$225.00 vs $288.88
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The best price we've seen is $64 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/1500s vs 1/1448s
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Kodak M1093 IS

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Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The M1093 IS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              SD1400 IS92×56×18 mm
              M1093 IS96×59×22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              SD1400 IS0.7"
              M1093 IS0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              SD1400 IS1/1500s
              M1093 IS1/1448s
              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
              Light sensitivity (boost) One has boost ISO Help
              SD1400 ISNone
              M1093 IS6,400 ISO
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              SD1400 IS3.0 cm
              M1093 IS7.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SD1400 IS1,600 ISO
              M1093 IS3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              SD1400 IS28 mm
              M1093 IS35 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SD1400 IS4x
              M1093 IS3x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $119

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $330

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $142

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              $400

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare M1033

              Kodak EasyShare M1033

              Compact

              $190

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Kodak EasyShare M753

              Kodak EasyShare M753

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Kodak EasyShare M575

              Kodak EasyShare M575

              Compact

              $117

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Kodak EasyShare M552

              Kodak EasyShare M552

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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