Canon PowerShot SX150 IS vs Canon PowerShot A2500

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Canon PowerShot A2500

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2500 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
125 g

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2500

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the A2500's lens captures marginally more light (0.6 f-stops)
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
220 shots vs 110 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
Size
Smaller
98x56x21 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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3.3x smaller
Weight
Lighter
125 g vs 306 g
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2.4x lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 1.8"
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2.2x thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$159.00 vs $176.69
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The best price we've seen is $18 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2500$159.00
              SX150 IS$176.69
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A25000.8 fps
              SX150 IS0.9 fps
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A2500220 shots
              SX150 IS110 shots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2500720p @ 25fps
              SX150 IS720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A25005x
              SX150 IS12x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $214

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $171

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $140

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $208

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $440

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Larger

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