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Canon PowerShot A2500

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Image stabilization
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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

Aperture
Wide aperture
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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)
Size Smaller 98x56x21 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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3.3x smaller
Battery life Longer battery life 220 shots vs 110 shots
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2x more shots per battery charge
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 $189.79
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The best price we've seen is $31 cheaper (around 20% 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
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 5x
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Around 6x more zoom
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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 Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A2500:0.8 fps
              SX150 IS:0.9 fps
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A2500:220 shots
              SX150 IS:110 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2500:720p @ 25fps
              SX150 IS:720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2500:5x
              SX150 IS:12x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $248

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $117

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $182

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $100 - $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $78

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $125

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $109

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

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $186

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              appearance

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