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

Canon PowerShot A2600 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Winner
Canon PowerShot A2600

50

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2600

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
0.8"

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differences

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$101.99 vs $159.00
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The best price we've seen is $57 cheaper (around 40% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 130 IS

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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
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
              A260098x56x20 mm
              ELPH 130 IS95x56x21 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 ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $148

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $210

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Canon PowerShot A2600 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Weight Slightly lighter
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $98 - $100

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W180

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W180

              Compact

              $108

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $80

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $570

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier

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