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Canon PowerShot A1200 vs Canon PowerShot A1400: 57 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

24.38% more megapixels.
12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.62mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a9: 693
9

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
0.8fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
27% have it

6. weight

11g lighter.
185g
HTC Re: 65.5g
174g

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
1600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
1600ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
450shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
150shots

9. video recording

4% better video recording quality.
720 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
720 x 25fps

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000625s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.0005s

12. width

0.8mm narrower.
62.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
61.7mm

13. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
256ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
256ppi

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
26% have it

15. height

2.8mm shorter.
97.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
94.7mm

16. volume

7.44% less body volume.
187.08cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
174.12cm³

17. thickness

0.9mm thinner.
30.7mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
29.8mm

18. resolution

0% higher resolution.
553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
553 x 415px

19. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
17% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.7"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
2.7"

21. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
15% have it

22. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
35% have it

23. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
72% have it

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
18% have it

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon PowerShot A1200
Canon PowerShot A1400
45% have it

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