As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A2500 and the PowerShot A3400 IS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S5100)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to other compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs compact (95×62×30 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and is thinner (0.8" vs 1.2").

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
1 year newer

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)

  • Larger: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)

common strengths of the A2500 and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very light: 125 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
similar age
$215

Significant advantages of the A3400 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the A3400 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the A3400 IS and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (95×56×21 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
$332

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

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
1 year newer
$260

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the A2400 IS)

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

common strengths of the A1400 and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Compact (95×62×30 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very light: 174 g vs 126 g

Nikon Coolpix S5100

Nikon Coolpix S5100
1 year older
$180

Significant advantages of the S5100 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S5100 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Super compact (97×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)

common strengths of the S5100 and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (97×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

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/3.8), is much smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs compact (105×61×27 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (126 g vs 191 g).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a significantly shorter battery life (175 shots vs 230 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs february 2014).

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
2 years newer
$259

Significant advantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 230 shots vs 175 shots

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)

common strengths of the IXUS 145 and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very light: 127 g vs 126 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
2 years newer
$254

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
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

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

  • Much larger: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/2.8
  • Significantly heavier: 191 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the SX610 HS and A2400 IS

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

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
similar age
$199

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

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

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

  • Much larger: Compact (95×56×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)

common strengths of the A4000 IS and A2400 IS

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

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (february 2012 vs february 2010) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs ultra compact (92×56×18 mm)).

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
2 years older
$297

Significant advantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1400 IS and A2400 IS

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.1), is slightly smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs prosumer size (118×81×100 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.9") and is significantly lighter (126 g vs 543 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much shorter battery life (175 shots vs 300 shots) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Fujifilm FinePix S4500

Fujifilm FinePix S4500
similar age

Significant advantages of the S4500 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 300 shots vs 175 shots

Significant disadvantages of the S4500 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the S4500 and A2400 IS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 543 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.8"