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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 A2500.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2500 over the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS.
 

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Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Size
Slightly smaller
95x54x20 mm vs 98x56x21 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Lowest price
Cheaper
$109.95 vs $180.29
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The best price we've seen is $70 cheaper (around 40% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 175 shots
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Around 30% more shots per battery charge
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
              A2500:98x56x21 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              125 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A2300 IS:175 shots
              A2500:220 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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 IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $121

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

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $109 - $129

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $167

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $123 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $100

              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $69 - $120

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

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $125

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $111

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $97 - $137

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

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