Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Canon PowerShot A1400

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Canon PowerShot A2500

50

Canon PowerShot A1400

40

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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

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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
$123.88 vs $166.93
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The best price we've seen is $43 cheaper (around 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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $155

              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
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $174

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A1400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $281

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $60

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $550

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $86

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $237

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $88 - $100

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $127

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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