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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Size
Really small
Super compact 98x56x21 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1400

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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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 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 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 Common Weaknesses

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              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
              A1400:150 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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $100 - $102

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $117

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $88

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $125

              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A1400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $800

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $182

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $166

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Viewfinder No viewfinder

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $200

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures

              appearance

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              discussion

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