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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Size
Really small
Super compact 100x54x23 mm
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

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 Significantly better wide angle 28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Shutter lag Significantly 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 $339.00
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The best price we've seen is $90 cheaper (around 30% 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
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
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
SD4000 IS:430 ms
SD4500 IS:570 ms
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
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 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $204

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Aperture Has a much 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 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 ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$270

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$220

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen size Smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$447 - $449

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Larger
Weight Heavier
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$340

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 PowerShot A720 IS

Canon PowerShot A720 IS

Digicam

Macro focus Better macro capability
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Much larger
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$155 - $250

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Significantly larger
Macro focus Worse macro capability
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Super zoom

$460

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$95 - $120

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Smaller
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Travel zoom

$120 - $250

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Macro focus Better macro capability
Size Much larger
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$138

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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discussion

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