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

Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
6,400 ISO
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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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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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        f/2.8
        Size Fairly small Help
        A2200:93x55x22 mm
        A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
        Weight Light weight Help
        A2200:135 g
        A2300 IS:125 g
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        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 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

        $75 - $126

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $259

        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 A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $95

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Nikon Coolpix S3100

        Ultra compact

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Image stabilization Has image stabilization
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $165

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

        Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix FZ70

        Panasonic Lumix FZ70

        Super zoom

        $265 - $298

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Nikon Coolpix S2500

        Nikon Coolpix S2500

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Nikon D1

        Nikon D1

        Pro DSLR

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
        Size Much larger
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Canon PowerShot A1200

        Compact

        $99

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Significantly larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $450

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Larger
        Weight Significantly heavier

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $152

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $63

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $77 - $180

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $76 - $110

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability

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