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Canon PowerShot A1400

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

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 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 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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A1400:$100.00
              A2500:$79.00
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A1400:150 shots
              A2500:220 shots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              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

              $96 - $100

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $97

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

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $110

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $64

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $88 - $120

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

              Canon PowerShot A1400 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $176 - $400

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot A810

              Canon PowerShot A810

              Compact

              $71

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $168

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $110

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $99

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $80 - $120

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

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