Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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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 A3300 IS.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS over the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Size Smaller 95x54x20 mm vs 95x56x24 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 125 g vs 149 g
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Around 20% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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recommendations

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
        A3300 IS:95x56x24 mm
        Weight Light weight Help
        A2300 IS:125 g
        A3300 IS:149 g
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        1,600 ISO
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        28 mm
        Movie format HD (720p) video Help
        A2300 IS:720p @ 25fps
        A3300 IS:720p @ 30fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $225

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $80

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $85

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $74

        Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $110 - $180

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Thickness Is thicker
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97

        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS.

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Olympus TG-630 iHS

        Waterproof

        $149

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

        Compact

        $160

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $185

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen

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        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

        discussion

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