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

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
 

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 Significantly 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
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A1300:$83.95
              A2500:$79.00
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              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 A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $68 - $80

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $88 - $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $73 - $75

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $184

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $85

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1000 IS

              Compact

              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix P60

              Nikon Coolpix P60

              Compact

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A630

              Canon PowerShot A630

              Digicam

              External flash Supports an external flash
              Sensor size Larger sensor
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97 - $108

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $77 - $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $94

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $86

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              appearance

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              discussion

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