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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 115 HS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

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Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon 115 HS

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Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Size
Slightly smaller
93x52x22 mm vs 98x56x21 mm
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Around 10% smaller
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Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A2500's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
220 shots vs 200 shots
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10% more shots per battery charge
Weight
Slightly lighter
125 g vs 133 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              115 HS:93x52x22 mm
              A2500:98x56x21 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              115 HS:133 g
              A2500:125 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              115 HS:0.9"
              A2500:0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              115 HS:$79.00
              A2500:$99.99
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              115 HS:200 shots
              A2500:220 shots
              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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $150

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $128 - $237

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $123 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $174

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon ELPH 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $114

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

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              Canon ELPH 115 HS Canon PowerShot A2500

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