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

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 
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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $115.95 vs $149.95
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The best price we've seen is $34 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2300 IS:$149.95
              A3300 IS:$115.95
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2300 IS:720p @ 25fps
              A3300 IS:720p @ 30fps
              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 ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $114 - $180

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              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

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $214

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $89

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              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 A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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