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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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"
              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
              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

              $79 - $159

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $105

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $118

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $180 - $220

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $90 - $360

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $166

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $80

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $119

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $92

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $657 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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