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

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

55

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Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

48

Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 92x56x18 mm
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"
 

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)
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects 2.3x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
92x56x18 mm vs 96x59x22 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
$159.99 vs $338.88
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The best price we've seen is $179 cheaper (2.1x less)
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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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 IS:92x56x18 mm
              M1093 IS:96x59x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              SD1400 IS:0.7"
              M1093 IS:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              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 S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

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

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $145

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

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $391 - $399

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $230

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $207 - $250

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

              Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX7

              Compact

              $274

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Kodak EasyShare Z981

              Super zoom

              $285

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Placeholder

              Kodak DX4530

              Digicam

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Size Much larger
              Olympus FE-5050

              Olympus FE-5050

              Compact

              $117

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $190

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

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