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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2500 over the Canon PowerShot A2600.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2600

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Weight Slightly lighter 125 g vs 135 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon A2600

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Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size Slightly smaller 98x56x20 mm vs 98x56x21 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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recommendations

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2500:98x56x21 mm
              A2600:98x56x20 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2500:125 g
              A2600:135 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2500:$99.00
              A2600:$89.99
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              220 shots
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $87

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $152

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $100

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $117

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              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 - $167

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $88 - $95

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              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

              Canon PowerShot A2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 135

              Canon IXUS 135

              Travel zoom

              $308

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              appearance

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              discussion

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