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

Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Canon PowerShot A1300

Winner
Canon PowerShot A2500

50

Canon PowerShot A1300

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Really small
Size
Super compact 98x56x21 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
125 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1300

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 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 A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123 - $155

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $125

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $122

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $153

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Canon PowerShot A1300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              $350

              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $119

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger

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