Canon A1300
Budget Compact Camera
vs Canon A2500
Budget Compact Camera

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot A1300

Best price $260
  • 241% more battery life 750 shots vs 220 shots

What’s good about the Canon PowerShot A2500

Best price
$105
  • Weighs a little bit less than the A1300 4.41 oz vs 6.14 oz
  • Smaller body size 7 in³ vs 10 in³
  • Thinner body for better pocket fit 0.82″ vs 1.17″
  • Significantly cheaper street price $105 vs $260
  • Newer camera April 2013 vs February 2012
  • Has an HDMI port for photo playback A1300 does not have HDMI

What the Canon A1300 and Canon A2500 have in common

  • Similar sensor resolutions 16 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 230k dots
  • The same maximum ISO setting 1600 ISO
  • Similar optical zoom range 5.0×
  • Same viewscreen size 2.7″
  • Similiar flash recycle times 10 seconds
  • Same quality video capture 720p 25fps

What’s missing from both the Canon A1300 and the Canon A2500

  • No HDR processing
  • No 3D capture
  • No panorama mode
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No flip out viewscreen

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