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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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              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:$72.99
              A2400 IS:$80.00
              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
              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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              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

              $75 - $126

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $88

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $152

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $94

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

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $75 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $116

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Samsung WB30F

              Samsung WB30F

              Ultra compact

              $129

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              appearance

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