Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS vs Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS
Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2500 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SD4000 IS

Report a correction
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 36 mm
Help
More than 20% better wide angle
Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/2 vs f/3.4
Help
At its widest zoom, the SD4000 IS's lens captures much more light (1.5 f-stops)
Size
Slightly smaller
100×54×23 mm vs 101×59×22 mm
Help
Around 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
175 g vs 190 g
Help
Around 10% lighter
Placeholder Learn more about
the Canon SD4000 IS

Advantages of the Canon SD4500 IS

Report a correction
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Zoom
More zoom
10x vs 3.8x
Help
More than 7x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2500s
Help
Around 40% faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
Help
Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$256.62 vs $279.00
Help
The best price we've seen is $22 cheaper (around 10% less)
Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Learn more about
the Canon SD4500 IS
vs

recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the SD4000 IS.

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
240 fps
Size Fairly small Help
SD4000 IS100×54×23 mm
SD4500 IS101×59×22 mm
Screen size Larger than average screens Help
3"
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
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
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
SD4000 IS28 mm
SD4500 IS36 mm
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.7 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$169 - $177

Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$130

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$295

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Weight Is slightly lighter
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$250

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$349

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Ultra compact

$398

Size Is slightly smaller
Thickness Is thinner
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$295

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$139

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

Compact

$499

Macro focus Better macro capability
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Compact

$339

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Casio Exilim EX-S10

Casio Exilim EX-S10

Ultra compact

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$546 - $649

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Much wider aperture
Size Much larger
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Compact

$110

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Lower resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$109 - $119

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Movie format Lower resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Image stabilization No image stabilization

appearance

Placeholder Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

discussion

Placeholder
PowerShot SD4000 IS
Canon

Report a correction
Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
PowerShot SD4500 IS
Canon

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments