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/2.0
Really small
Size
Super compact 100x54x23 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

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differences

Advantages of the Canon SD4000 IS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
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)
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
Lighter
175 g vs 190 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$229.00 vs $270.18
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The best price we've seen is $41 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Zoom
More zoom
10x vs 3.8x
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More than 7x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2500s
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Around 40% faster max shutter speed
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
High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
240 fps
Size Fairly small Help
SD4000 IS100x54x23 mm
SD4500 IS101x59x22 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Thickness Thin Help
0.9"
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
SD4000 IS1/2500s
SD4500 IS1/4000s
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
SD4000 IS430 ms
SD4500 IS570 ms
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
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
230k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.7 fps
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$175

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Size Is slightly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Compact

$150

Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$145

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 Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$218

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
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX1

Ultra compact

$185

Size Is slightly smaller
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Travel zoom

$179

Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Weight Is slightly lighter
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Thickness Is thicker

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$260

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$149

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

Pro digicam

$305

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$145 - $230

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$445

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 SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Travel zoom

$279 - $280

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Zoom Much more zoom
Size Much larger
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

Travel zoom

$158

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500

Compact

$180

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Movie format Lower resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$379

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Movie format Lower resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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