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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
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
Size
Really small
Compact 101x59x22 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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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 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 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 PowerShot SD850 IS

Canon PowerShot SD850 IS

Compact

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Thickness Is thicker
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$327

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
Thickness Is thicker
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Ultra compact

$155 - $175

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$369

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $451

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$149

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly larger
Thickness Slightly thicker
Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Ultra compact

Size Smaller
Shutter lag Less shutter lag
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Travel zoom

$119 - $180

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Fujifilm FinePix S4200

Super zoom

$258

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$421 - $473 body only

$515 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$700 - $740 body only

$913 - $1,150 with 18-105mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Weight Much heavier
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$747 body only

$847 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Size Much larger
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$80 - $120

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

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