Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS vs Canon PowerShot A2600

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS vs Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

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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 A2400 IS.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS over the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS.

Items often bought with the A2300 IS or A2400 IS

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS.
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$100.00 vs $144.99
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The best price we've seen is $45 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Canon A2400 IS

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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 Very small Help
              A2300 IS95×54×20 mm
              A2400 IS94×54×20 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2300 IS125 g
              A2400 IS126 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2300 IS$100.00
              A2400 IS$144.99
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              175 shots
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

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

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $134

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $130

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $136

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $134

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly larger
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $123 - $137

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Travel zoom

              $216

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

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $352

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $99

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              $209

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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