Canon SD1300 IS overview
Canon SD1300 IS is Canon's Small Sensor Compact camera originally announced on February of 2010. It comes with a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000. It is also known as "IXUS 105 / IXY 200F" in certain regions.
The SD1300 IS stands at #212 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all around #1144 out of 1431 for cameras in our collection. Remember to check our Advanced camera finder to find camera ratings based on your custom criteria.
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Canon SD1300 IS family
The Canon SD1300 IS is part of a family of digital cameras. You can view the detailed list underneath.
Canon SD1300 IS Gallery
You can view the SD1300 IS from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon SD1300 IS Pros and Cons
Here is a list of advantages and disadvantages of the Canon SD1300 IS based on features which are often viewed as essential in a camera.
Canon SD1300 IS Sensor information
The Canon SD1300 IS is powered by the Digic 4 processor chip. The sensor spec on the Canon SD1300 IS is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization since the latter may produce cropping.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The CCD sensor boasts 12MP and gives a native ISO range of 80 to 1600. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported therefore the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath illustrates the SD1300 IS's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The SD1300 IS sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Canon SD1300 IS dimensions
Canon SD1300 IS is 0.31 lb (140 grams / 4.94 oz) and the overall size of the camera is 91mm x 56mm x 22mm (3.6" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Canon SD1300 IS is lighter than various competitors.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Here is a image of the Canon SD1300 IS besides a softdrink to help you have a sense of its size.
The top view under will provide the button design on the SD1300 IS.
Canon SD1300 IS Lens information
The SD1300 IS has got a fixed lens with a focal range of 28-112mm making it a 4.0 x zoom which won't be ideal nevertheless it may be helpful in certain situations.
At it's widest 28mm, it offers an aperture of f2.8 and that's fairly sluggish and not great in low light conditions and you will likely struggle to capture good bokeh. You would also have to raise your ISO setting leading to noisy photographs. At the long end, 112mm comes at f5.9 which is very slow and you will have to go with slow shutter speeds.
Canon SD1300 IS Connectivity
The SD1300 IS has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras which have NFC and / or Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You are able to transfer photos and in some cases alter settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Some apps also stream a Liveview and click the shutter if you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external screen. A good number of cameras enable you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.
Canon SD1300 IS Video information
The maximum video resolution on the Canon SD1300 IS is 640 x 480 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 480p is low by today's standards. You really should try to get a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The body doesn't feature a mic and / or headphone port which means that you have zero control over your audio. It is perhaps best to look into an alternative model if you require decent audio in your video clips.
Canon SD1300 IS Weather Sealing
Canon SD1300 IS doesn't have weather sealing so rainy conditions can damage the camera.
Canon SD1300 IS Display and Viewfinder
The Canon SD1300 IS comes with a 2.7 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display screen is not a touch screen.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The View Finder specs regarding Canon SD1300 IS are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be very useful.
Canon SD1300 IS Shutter information
Canon SD1300 IS continuous shooting rate is 1.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/1500 sec.
Canon SD1300 IS Flash and Hot shoe information
Canon SD1300 IS includes just integrated flash without external flash ability.
Canon SD1300 IS Autofocusing information
Canon SD1300 IS includes only Contrast Detect AF and does not have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier & exact than Contrast Detect focusing.
Canon SD1300 IS does not have manual focus. Manual focus ability can be good in low light scenarios or you want more accurate depth of field control.
Canon SD1300 IS Battery life
The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the highest possible (470) battery life in this type of cameras.
Following is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the best battery life:
Canon SD1300 IS for various forms of photography
The following bar chart gives a summation of the Canon SD1300 IS for various forms of photography. To see more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Canon SD1300 IS Portrait photography details
The Canon SD1300 IS receives a points tally of 21 which is really bad, and means the camera is not acceptable to use for portrait photography. Shooting portraits favors greatly towards sensor size, RAW support along with the potential to work with off-camera flash.
Canon SD1300 IS Street photography information
Coming in at a moderate score of 57, the Canon SD1300 IS is fairly suited to use in street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Canon SD1300 IS as a Sports photography camera
A really bad sports photography points tally of 26 suggests the Canon SD1300 IS is not acceptable for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have very good tracking plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon SD1300 IS Travel photography features
Size is super critical when selecting a camera for travel. All round, the Canon SD1300 IS gets a reasonable 58 as a travel camera which is somewhat acceptable to take with you on your vacations.
Canon SD1300 IS Landscape photography details
For anyone who is looking to choose a camera for landscape photographs, the most critical aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Canon SD1300 IS at it's really bad grade of 32 for a landscape camera is not acceptable amongst it's competition.
Canon SD1300 IS Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a moving display, microphone port and ideally image stabilization. Considering all things, the Canon SD1300 IS is not acceptable as a vlog camera as it comes to a really bad rating of 29.
Canon SD1300 IS Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the SD1300 IS, here is a collection of the highest ranked cameras that fall under the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The chart below shows you an overview of the SD1300 IS versus it's top ranking competitors mentioned above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you may regard as alternatives. To check out a full comparison, click the "compare" link.