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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2500

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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 $99.99 vs $133.89
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The best price we've seen is $34 cheaper (around 30% 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2500:$99.99
              SX150 IS:$133.89
              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
              Movie format HD (720p) video Help
              A2500:720p @ 25fps
              SX150 IS:720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $200

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot A2500 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Canon PowerShot A2600

              Compact

              $102

              Screen size Larger screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $167

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              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
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $152

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $87

              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              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
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $257

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Lowest price More expensive

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