• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 360.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 280.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon SD4500 IS advantages over Fujifilm T300

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.69 vs 1.44 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More telephoto lens reach
    360 mm vs 280 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    2.6 fps vs 1.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm T300 advantages over Canon SD4500 IS

  • Less expensive
    $200 vs $350 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More pixels
    14.0 vs 10.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 36 mm
    Capture more of the scene

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic DMC-ZR1

Canon SD4500 IS
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • HDMI out
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm T300
Panasonic DMC-ZR1
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $280
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Wider angle lens

Compared to Sony DSC-HX5V

Canon SD4500 IS
Sony DSC-HX5V
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $294
  • 1/2.4 inch
  • Fast startup
  • Built-in GPS
Fujifilm T300
Sony DSC-HX5V
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $294
  • 1/2.4 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • HDMI out

Compared to Fujifilm JZ500

Canon SD4500 IS
Fujifilm JZ500
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm T300
Fujifilm JZ500
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Ricoh CX5

Canon SD4500 IS
Ricoh CX5
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Manual focus
Fujifilm T300
Ricoh CX5
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Manual focus

Compared to Fujifilm T400

Canon SD4500 IS
Fujifilm T400
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
Fujifilm T300
Fujifilm T400
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
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