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 A2200 and the PowerShot SX220 HS) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-W810 and the CyberShot DSC-W800)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2012 vs january 2011) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon PowerShot A2200

Canon PowerShot A2200
1 year older
$160

Significant advantages of the A2200 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2200 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the A2200 and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×23 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810
1 year newer
$133

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

  • None found

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

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 2 seconds vs 15 seconds

common strengths of the DSC-W810 and A2400 IS

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 120 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
similar age
$275

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
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
1 year older
$160

Significant advantages of the 100 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the 100 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the 100 HS and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot SD750

Canon PowerShot SD750
5 years older
$130

Significant advantages of the SD750 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the SD750 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps

common strengths of the SD750 and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"

Sony Cybershot W510

Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
1 year older
$164

Significant advantages of the W510 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the W510 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 2 seconds vs 15 seconds

common strengths of the W510 and A2400 IS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. 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/3.4), is slightly smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs compact (99×60×27 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (126 g vs 190 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (5x vs 18x), records lower quality movies (720p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS
1 year older

Significant advantages of the SX220 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the SX220 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much larger: Compact (106×59×33 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.3" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 215 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the SX220 HS and A2400 IS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
1 year newer
$299

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the 340 HS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×22 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS
1 year older
$280

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

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

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"

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000
3 years newer
$279

Significant advantages of the S7000 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly more zoom: 20x vs 5x
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the S7000 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 15 seconds

common strengths of the S7000 and A2400 IS

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 165 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
2 years newer
$162

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • More zoom: 18x vs 5x

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

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

common strengths of the SX610 HS and A2400 IS

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS
2 years newer
$292

Significant advantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 150 IS (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 150 IS and A2400 IS

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 142 g vs 126 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2400 IS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2), is thinner (0.8" vs 2.1") 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 (50×22×54 mm)), is older (february 2012 vs february 2014) and significantly shorter exposures (15 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5
1 year older
$275

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH5 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH5 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FH5 and A2400 IS

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
2 years newer
$88 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 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 is much smaller (super compact (94×54×20 mm) vs large (140×103×137 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 5.4"), is much lighter (126 g vs 899 g) and is slightly less expensive ($198.28 vs $479.00).

However, on average it has way more less zoom (5x vs 83.3x), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX350
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Much heavier: 652 g vs 126 g
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-HX350 and A2400 IS

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900
3 years newer
$479 - $597

Significant advantages of the P900 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much more zoom: 83.3x vs 5x
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the P900 (vs the A2400 IS)

  • Much larger: Large (140×103×137 mm) vs Super compact (94×54×20 mm)
  • Much heavier: 899 g vs 126 g
  • Much thicker: 5.4" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the P900 and A2400 IS

  • None found