Canon PowerShot A2600 vs Canon PowerShot A2500

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2600

Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Thickness
Thin
0.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A2500. Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon PowerShot A2600.

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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$159.99 vs $180.29
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The best price we've seen is $20 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A250098x56x21 mm
              A260098x56x20 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2500125 g
              A2600135 g
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              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
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              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 slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $128

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              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
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $121 - $153

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $183

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $130

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $108

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $154

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Canon PowerShot A2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $123

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

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