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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 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
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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

$160

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution 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 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Ultra compact

$109 - $117

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Size Is slightly smaller
Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$175

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 ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Pro digicam

$120 - $188

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Travel zoom

$130 - $184

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320

Super zoom

$115

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Much larger
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix Z1000 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix Z1000 EXR

Compact

$149

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Much narrower aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$235 - $250

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$130 - $212

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Size Much larger
Aperture Much narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P520

Nikon Coolpix P520

Super zoom

$321 - $376

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

$398

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$180

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Compact

$270

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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