Updated (February, 2014): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2600 vs Canon IXUS 150

Canon PowerShot A2600 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

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Canon PowerShot A2600

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

45

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2600

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Super compact (98×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Size
Really small
Super compact (95×56×21 mm)

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Advantages of the Canon A2600

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the A2600's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 190 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$199.99 vs $236.63
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The best price we've seen is $37 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 130 IS

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 3.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
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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
              A260098×56×20 mm
              ELPH 130 IS95×56×21 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2600135 g
              ELPH 130 IS133 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
              A2600220 shots
              ELPH 130 IS190 shots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $115

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $119

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $584

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $199

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Battery life Has a much longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier

              Canon PowerShot A2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $97 - $98

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Olympus Stylus 720 SW

              Olympus Stylus 720 SW

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $169 - $177

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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              Canon PowerShot A2600 Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
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