Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1400 vs Canon PowerShot A2500

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Canon PowerShot A1300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Size
Really small
Super compact 95x54x20 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A1300

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Battery life Longer battery life 220 shots vs 175 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Size Significantly smaller 95x54x20 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.2"
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More than 30% thinner
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 174 g
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Around 30% lighter
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Focus points Few focus points Help
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        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
        A1300:220 shots
        A2300 IS:175 shots
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
        720p @ 25fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $100 - $118

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $110

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Compact

        $169

        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $135

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $89

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive

        Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $199

        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $243

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot A810

        Canon PowerShot A810

        Compact

        $143

        Lowest price Cheaper
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH1

        Compact

        $190

        Size Smaller
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Viewfinder No viewfinder
        Battery life Shorter battery life

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $387

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $200

        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $110

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Macro focus Worse macro capability

        appearance

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        discussion

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