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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

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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Advantages of the Canon A2400 IS

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Lowest price Slightly cheaper $99.99 vs $149.95
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
              A2400 IS:94x54x20 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2300 IS:125 g
              A2400 IS:126 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2300 IS:$149.95
              A2400 IS:$99.99
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              175 shots
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              9
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $90 - $99

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $97 - $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $114 - $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $144

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $80 - $88

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $180 - $400

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

              Waterproof

              $249

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS.

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