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 A2500

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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
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Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Size Significantly smaller 98x56x21 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.2"
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30% thinner
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 174 g
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Around 30% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $79.00 vs $179.97
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The best price we've seen is $101 cheaper (2.3x less)
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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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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 A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $94 - $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $150

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $150

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $64

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $89

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Nikon Coolpix P7100

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $490

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $122

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $199

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix P50

              Nikon Coolpix P50

              Digicam

              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker

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