Canon PowerShot A2200 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

Great macro
Macro focus
3.0 cm
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Battery life
Great battery life
320 shots

Items often bought with the Canon A2200 or Panasonic DMC-LS5

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2200.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LS5

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              DMC-LS55x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $300

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Samsung ST66

              Samsung ST66

              Digicam

              $160

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $134

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $352

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $178

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $88 - $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ4

              Travel zoom

              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Placeholder

              HP Photosmart C200

              Digicam

              $73

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS6

              Compact

              $123

              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Samsung Galaxy Camera

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $379

              Screen size Much larger screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Kodak Easyshare C1530

              Compact

              $193

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

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              Canon PowerShot A2200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5
              Canon PowerShot A2200 Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

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