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 92x56x18 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thin
Thickness
0.7"
Light-weight
Weight
133 g
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Size
Really small
Super compact 96x59x22 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"

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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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
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20% better wide angle
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.1
Help
At its widest zoom, the SD1400 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3 cm vs 7 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
92x56x18 mm vs 96x59x22 mm
Help
Around 30% smaller
Weight
Lighter
133 g vs 185 g
Help
Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.7" vs 0.9"
Help
Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$219.99 vs $288.88
Help
The best price we've seen is $69 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
Larger screen
3.0" 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 1 f-stop 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 IS92x56x18 mm
              M1093 IS96x59x22 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
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              SD1400 IS28 mm
              M1093 IS35 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SD1400 IS1,600 ISO
              M1093 IS3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SD1400 IS4x
              M1093 IS3x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $290

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $191

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

              Super zoom

              $248

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $459

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $218

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $95

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag

              Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare M575

              Kodak EasyShare M575

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Compact

              $1,187

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Fastest shutter speed Much slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

              Ultra compact

              $479

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $295

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $399 - $699

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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