Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2200 vs Canon PowerShot A2500

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Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS over the Canon PowerShot A2200.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2200 over the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Size Smaller 95x54x20 mm vs 93x55x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 125 g vs 135 g
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Around 10% 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
        Size Fairly small Help
        A2200:93x55x22 mm
        A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
        Weight Light weight Help
        A2200:135 g
        A2300 IS:125 g
        Thickness Thin Help
        A2200:0.9"
        A2300 IS:0.8"
        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
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        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 HD (720p) video Help
        A2200:720p @ 30fps
        A2300 IS:720p @ 25fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        A2200:4x
        A2300 IS:5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $100 - $118

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $110

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $200

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $175

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $152

        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $249

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $243

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

        Ultra compact

        $86

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Better wide angle

        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 A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $110

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight 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
        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

        appearance

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