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

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
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
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 35 mm
Help
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
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 8s
Help
Around 90% longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/1500s vs 1/1448s
Help
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"
Help
More than 10% larger screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The M1093 IS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Light sensitivity (boost)
Has boost ISO
6,400 ISO vs None
Help
Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Lowest price
Cheaper
$149.99 vs $219.99
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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 resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SD1400 IS4x
              M1093 IS3x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              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
              Nikon D40

              Nikon D40

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 body only

              $430 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $94 - $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Olympus FE-4030

              Olympus FE-4030

              Compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Kodak EasyShare M1033

              Kodak EasyShare M1033

              Compact

              $189

              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Lowest price More expensive
              Kodak EasyShare M381

              Kodak EasyShare M381

              Compact

              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $140

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO

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