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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.
 
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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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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 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:$100.00
              A2400 IS:$99.99
              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
              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
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              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"
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $99 - $100

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $211

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $167

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $90

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $140

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $107

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $166 - $177

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Focus points Many more focus points
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $117 - $174

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

              Ultra compact

              $124 - $170

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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