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

54

Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"

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
$170.00 vs $288.88
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The best price we've seen is $119 cheaper (more than 40% 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 IS:92x56x18 mm
              M1093 IS:96x59x22 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              SD1400 IS:0.7"
              M1093 IS:0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              SD1400 IS:1/1500s
              M1093 IS:1/1448s
              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
              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 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 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $237

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $137

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $89 - $140

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $219

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger

              Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare M873

              Kodak EasyShare M873

              Ultra compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

              Ultra compact

              $132

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Kodak EasyShare M863

              Kodak EasyShare M863

              Compact

              $140

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $153

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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