As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon PowerShot A2000 IS is also often compared to travel zooms and digicams. The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A2100 IS and the PowerShot SX120 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2000 IS compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5").

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (august 2008 vs march 2011) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS
5 months newer

Significant advantages of the A2100 IS (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A2100 IS (vs the A2000 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2100 IS and A2000 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot A800

Canon PowerShot A800
2 years newer
$162

Significant advantages of the A800 (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A800 (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the A800 and A2000 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

Canon PowerShot A1000 IS
similar age

Significant advantages of the A1000 IS (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1000 IS (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the A1000 IS and A2000 IS

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Canon A2000 IS has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.8), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (august 2008 vs august 2009) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/2500 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the SX120 IS (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2500 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX120 IS (vs the A2000 IS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX120 IS and A2000 IS

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon A2000 IS compared to digicam competitors include: it has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (230k dots vs 115k dots) and is newer (august 2008 vs august 2006).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a screen which flips out, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/2500 of a second).

Canon PowerShot A640

Canon PowerShot A640
2 years older

Significant advantages of the A640 (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A640 (vs the A2000 IS)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the A640 and A2000 IS

  • None found