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

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

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

Reasons to buy the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
 
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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 Significantly 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
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At its widest zoom, the SD1400 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Size Smaller 92x56x18 mm vs 96x59x22 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
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
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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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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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Fairly small Help
SD1400 IS:92x56x18 mm
M1093 IS:96x59x22 mm
Thickness Thin Help
SD1400 IS:0.7"
M1093 IS:0.9"
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 IS:None
M1093 IS:6,400 ISO
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
SD1400 IS:28 mm
M1093 IS:35 mm
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SD1400 IS:4x
M1093 IS:3x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$220

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Travel zoom

$126

Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$199

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Slightly larger
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$241 - $270

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS25

Waterproof

$150 - $180

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $204

Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500

Compact

$79 - $80

Weight Slightly lighter
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker

Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$225 - $328

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Slightly larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

Travel zoom

$338

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Smaller screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Kodak EasyShare M380

Kodak EasyShare M380

Compact

Weight Lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

Sony Cybershot W510

Compact

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Smaller screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Kodak EasyShare M575

Kodak EasyShare M575

Compact

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Smaller
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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