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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"
 

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
$105.95 vs $159.00
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The best price we've seen is $53 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              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
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $115

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $103

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $119

              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 A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Nikon Coolpix L28

              Compact

              $70 - $88

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $97 - $137

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $123

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot A2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $100 - $250

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Weight Slightly heavier

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