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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS over the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS.
 

Reasons to buy the Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS

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3.0"
 
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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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        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 SD780 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Ultra compact

        $300

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

        Compact

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Thickness Is thicker
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

        Waterproof

        $198 - $214

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $149 - $179

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $120

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $99

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

        Compact

        $158

        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        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

        Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Kodak EasyShare V1003

        Kodak EasyShare V1003

        Compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Kodak EasyShare M341

        Kodak EasyShare M341

        Compact

        $175

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

        Travel zoom

        $215 - $328

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Slightly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

        Sony Cybershot DSC-TX55

        Ultra compact

        $328 - $540

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        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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