Researching digital cameras can be a challenge for consumers. You'll find a wide range of innovations available and each offering can be subtly different. The Digital ELPH SD1300 IS / IXUS 105 and A3000 IS are solid performers for cutting edge camera enthusiasts and shutterbugs alike. The Digital ELPH SD1300 IS / IXUS 105 takes a bow for travel photography and turns heads with its high sensor resolution, however the A3000 IS is also outstanding.
|Features||Canon 105 / PowerShot Digital ELPH SD1300 IS||Canon A3000 IS|
|Height||5.58 cm||5.82 cm|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C||0 °C|
|Weight||117 gr||155 gr|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific||Manufacturer specific|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 °C||40 °C|
|Optical Sensor Size||1/2.3"||1/2.3"|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - colour||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.7" - colour|
|Width||9.05 cm||9.72 cm|
|Battery Description||1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )||1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps|
|Max Resolution Video||640 x 480||640 x 480|
|Depth||2.12 cm||2.81 cm|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes||Yes|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||28 - 112mm||35 - 140mm|
|Lens System Type||Zoom lens||Zoom lens|
|Lens Construction||5 group(s) / 6 element(s)||5 group(s) / 7 element(s)|
|Display Form Factor||Built-in||Built-in|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/1500 sec||1/1600 sec|
|Flash Effective Range||0.3 m - 4.2 m||0.3 m - 4 m|
|Screen Diagonal Size||2.7"||2.7"|
|Digital Cameras_Sensor Resolution||12.1 MP||10.0 MP|
|Digital Camera Type||Compact||Compact|
|Flash Type||Built-in Flash||Built-in Flash|
|Min Shutter Speed||15 sec||15 sec|
|Macro Focus Range||3cm||3-60cm|
Canon 105 / PowerShot Digital ELPH SD1300 IS
The Digital ELPH SD1300 IS / IXUS 105 has a 12.1 MP camera resolution, so you can capture your memories in stunning detail. What's more, you can take good pictures even in low-light conditions thanks to its built-in flash. Its 4x optical zoom helps you get tight shows from further away. Furthermore, the Digital ELPH SD1300 IS / IXUS 105 sports a 2.7-inch screen size, allowing you to bask in a large viewing area.
Canon A3000 IS
The A3000 IS has a 10 MP camera sensor resolution, allowing you to make crisp clear photo enlargements. Moreover, its built-in flash helps you capture better images indoors. You can capture lots of detail even when far away thanks to its 4x optical zoom. What's more, the A3000 IS boasts a 2.7-inch screen size, so you can enjoy wide format images.
Comparing the Canon 105 / PowerShot Digital ELPH SD1300 IS Vs Canon A3000 IS
All in all, the Digital ELPH SD1300 IS / IXUS 105 exceeds expectations and is great for travel photography. The Digital ELPH SD1300 IS / IXUS 105 has a 21% greater camera resolution, so you can create higher quality prints. Moreover, its 25% lighter weight helps you hold it steady for longer. Not to be out-done however, the A3000 IS stacks up favourably with a powerful optical zoom, an ample screen size, and a handy built-in flash.
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