Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Canon PowerShot A1400

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Canon PowerShot A2500

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Canon PowerShot A1400

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1400

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 11 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A1400. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2500.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A1400

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Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price
Cheaper
$118.92 vs $180.34
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The best price we've seen is $61 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Size
Significantly smaller
98x56x21 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 150 shots
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Around 50% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.2"
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30% thinner
Weight
Lighter
125 g vs 174 g
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Around 30% lighter
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recommendations

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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A1400150 shots
              A2500220 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              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"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $129

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $121

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A1400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $172

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $219

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              $350

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $246

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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