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Canon PowerShot A2300 IS vs Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Really small
Size
Super compact 95x54x20 mm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

Size
Really small
Super compact 94x54x20 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS. Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$149.99 vs $167.00
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Advantages of the Canon A2400 IS

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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
              A2300 IS95x54x20 mm
              A2400 IS94x54x20 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2300 IS125 g
              A2400 IS126 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              175 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              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"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $128

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $167

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $172

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $170

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly larger
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $121 - $153

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130

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

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $154

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

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $129 - $286

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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