Canon PowerShot A800 (Silver) comparison

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Canon PowerShot A1200 (Silver)

Canon PowerShot A1200 (Silver)
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Price $129 at 1 store $175 at 1 store $347 to $372 at 4 stores $7 to $11 at 2 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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Release date February 15, 2011 February 15, 2011 July 18, 2012 March 19, 2010 October 24, 2012
The Bottom Line Considering its bargain price, you'll get excellent photos from the Canon PowerShot A800. Just don't expect anything more than that and you'll be fine. As long as you're not in a hurry and your subject is stationary, the Canon PowerShot A1200 is an excellent little camera for the money.

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Flash Memory Info unavailable - SD Memory Card
70 MB - Integrated
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Type LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color
LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7 in - Color
TFT active matrix - Color
LCD display - 3 in
LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.4 in - Color
LCD display - 2.7 in
Dimensions (W x D x H) 3.7 in x 1.2 in x 2.4 in
3.9 in x 1.2 in x 2.5 in
4.4 in x 1.8 in x 2.6 in
3.7 in x 0.9 in x 2.4 in
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Lens System 4 x x
Zoom lens - 6.6 mm - 21.6 mm - F/3.0-5.8
4 x x
Zoom lens - 5 mm - 20 mm - F/2.8-5.9
3.8 x x Zoom lens - 4.7 mm - 17.7 mm - F/1.4-2.3
3 x x Zoom lens - 6.3 mm - 18.9 mm - F/3.1-5.9
Lens
Optical sensor type CCD
CCD
MOS
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Light sensitivity ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 500-3200
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 3200
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO 80
ISO 6400
ISO 12800
ISO 400
ISO auto
ISO 400
ISO 1600
ISO 800
ISO 100
ISO 200
ISO auto
ISO 80
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Memory storage capacity Info unavailable Info unavailable 70 MB
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Video capture AVI - 640 x 480 -
AVI - 320 x 240 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 320 x 240 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1920 x 1080 -
H.264 - 1920 x 1080 -
AVCHD - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
H.264 - 640 x 480 -
H.264 - 1280 x 720 -
AVI - 640 x 480 -
AVI - 320 x 240 -
AVI - 640 x 480 -
AVI - 320 x 240 -
1280 x 720 -
Digital zoom 4 x
4 x
4 x
4 x
5 x
Battery technology Lithium ion
Alkaline
Lithium ion
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Weight 4.9 oz
6.5 oz
9.5 oz
4.3 oz
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Product Type Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
Digital camera - Compact
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