Canon PowerShot A2300 IS vs Canon PowerShot A2200

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Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

50

Canon PowerShot A2200

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

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Thickness
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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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Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$75.00 vs $100.00
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The best price we've seen is $25 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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
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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
              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$75.00
              A2300 IS$100.00
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2200720p @ 30fps
              A2300 IS720p @ 25fps
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A22004x
              A2300 IS5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $138

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $134

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

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $179

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX66

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX66

              Compact

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $198

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $96

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Travel zoom

              $246

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $131 - $137

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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