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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

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 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 Lighter 175 g vs 190 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $199.99 vs $249.00
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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
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
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
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
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
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 ELPH 330 HS

Canon ELPH 330 HS

Travel zoom

$197

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$165

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Size Is slightly smaller
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$187

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$180

Weight Is slightly lighter
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$200 - $300

Zoom Has much more zoom
Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$280 - $400

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Nikon Coolpix S6500

Travel zoom

$94 - $167

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Much narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$235 - $359

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Canon EOS 20D

Canon EOS 20D

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Size Much larger
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$348

Supports 24p Supports 24p
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Size Larger
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Nikon Coolpix S9300

Travel zoom

$214

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS6

Travel zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549 - $610

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Panasonic Lumix FZ70

Panasonic Lumix FZ70

Super zoom

$265 - $298

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

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