Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Canon PowerShot A1400

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Canon PowerShot A2500

50

Canon PowerShot A1400

39

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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
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Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Size
Significantly smaller
98×56×21 mm vs 95×62×30 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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A1400$121.50
              A2500$115.34
              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
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              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 A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $198

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $122

              Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $237

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A1400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

              Compact

              $135

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 (Lumix DMC-TZ70)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $85

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $200

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Slightly smaller
              Lowest price More expensive
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Thickness Much thicker
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $143

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life

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