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

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3.0"
 
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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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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
        A3300 IS:95x56x24 mm
        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
        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 A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $130

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Canon PowerShot A2600

        Compact

        $99 - $110

        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $110 - $180

        Screen size Larger screen
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $83

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Nikon Coolpix S6800

        Nikon Coolpix S6800

        Travel zoom

        $177

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Focus points Many more focus points
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Panasonic Lumix FH10

        Panasonic Lumix FH10

        Ultra compact

        $119

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Nikon Coolpix S2600

        Compact

        $169

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability

        Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

        Compact

        Shutter lag Less shutter lag
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97

        Size Smaller
        Thickness Thinner
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $230 - $249

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $109 - $180

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

        Compact

        Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
        Screen size Smaller screen

        appearance

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        discussion

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