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

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS vs Canon PowerShot A2200

Winner
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

51

Canon PowerShot A2200

48

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Really small
Size
Super compact (95×54×20 mm)
Light-weight
Weight
125 g
 

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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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Size
Smaller
95×54×20 mm vs 94×56×23 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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$83.99 vs $127.99
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The best price we've seen is $44 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A220094×56×23 mm
              A2300 IS95×54×20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200135 g
              A2300 IS125 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A22000.9"
              A2300 IS0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200$127.99
              A2300 IS$83.99
              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              3.0 cm
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2200720p @ 30fps
              A2300 IS720p @ 25fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A22004x
              A2300 IS5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $160

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $189

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              $400

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

              Compact

              $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $167

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $330

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $225

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $519 - $649

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              Olympus VG-160

              Olympus VG-160

              Compact

              $109

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

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