As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS is also often compared to travel zooms. The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A1400 and the PowerShot A2500) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W810 and the Alpha A6000)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs compact (99×68×24 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), is older (february 2012 vs january 2013) and is not waterproof.

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Compact (95×62×30 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the A1400 and A2400 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
1 year newer
$99

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Longer battery life: 220 shots vs 175 shots

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2500 and A2400 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
1 year newer
$115

Significant advantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Better wide angle: 26 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W810 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and A2400 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Samsung TL350

Samsung TL350
1 year older

Significant advantages of the TL350 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the TL350 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Heavier: 195 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the TL350 and A2400 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (100×59×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
similar age
$249

Significant advantages of the A2300 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2300 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2300 IS and A2400 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Fujifilm FinePix XP20

Fujifilm FinePix XP20
similar age
$130

Significant advantages of the XP20 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the XP20 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.8
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the XP20 and A2400 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 162 g vs 126 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4), is slightly smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs compact (104×61×26 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1") and is slightly lighter (126 g vs 188 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a significantly shorter battery life (175 shots vs 270 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs january 2014).

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
2 years newer
$197

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.8
  • Larger: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the SX610 HS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 191 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
similar age
$199

Significant advantages of the A4000 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A4000 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the A4000 IS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Compact (95×56×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 145 g vs 126 g

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS
5 months older
$235

Significant advantages of the 310 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the 310 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 310 HS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Super compact (96×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 140 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
1 year newer
$359

Significant advantages of the SX600 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much longer battery life: 290 shots vs 175 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SX600 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.8
  • Larger: Compact (104×61×26 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thicker: 1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the SX600 HS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Compact (104×61×26 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 188 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
1 year older
$276

Significant advantages of the SD4500 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SD4500 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 28 mm
  • Heavier: 190 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the SD4500 IS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Compact (101×59×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 190 g vs 126 g