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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SD4000 IS

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Aperture Much wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the SD4000 IS's lens captures much more light (1.5 f-stops)
Wide angle Much better wide angle 28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 430 ms vs 570 ms
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More than 20% less delay when taking photos
Size Slightly smaller 100x54x23 mm vs 101x59x22 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight Slightly lighter 175 g vs 190 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon SD4500 IS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 3.8x
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More than 7x more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper $249.00 vs $329.95
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The best price we've seen is $81 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
240 fps
Size Fairly small Help
SD4000 IS:100x54x23 mm
SD4500 IS:101x59x22 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
SD4000 IS:430 ms
SD4500 IS:570 ms
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.7 fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
SD4000 IS:28 mm
SD4500 IS:36 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$215

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Compact

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Weight Is slightly lighter
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$180

Weight Is slightly lighter
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$138

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$421

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Travel zoom

$149 - $180

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS

Compact

Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$324

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$397

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Lowest price More expensive
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$399 - $400

Zoom Much more zoom
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Much larger
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$110 - $250

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Size Much larger
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix S220

Nikon Coolpix S220

Ultra compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SD1000

Canon PowerShot SD1000

Ultra compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Nikon Coolpix S8100

Nikon Coolpix S8100

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Size Larger

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