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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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        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
        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
        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"
        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

        $100 - $118

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $387

        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $135

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        Compact

        $200

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $110

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $206

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $110

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Weight Slightly heavier
        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 Worse macro capability
        Samsung ST66

        Samsung ST66

        Digicam

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $102

        Screen size Larger screen
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Slightly larger
        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

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