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Canon A2300

85

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Canon A2300

$236.07
$139.00 $97 cheaper than 19 days ago
Canon A2300
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A bargain price and classic compact digital camera, with great features
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Mar 2012
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Canon A2300 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon A2300 number 105 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
52 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 85?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 74%, based on 52 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Canon A2300?

The Canon A2300 is 94.4mm wide and 54.2mm tall. It is 20.1mm deep and weighs 109g.

Canon A2300 front dimensions
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Canon A2300 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Terrific Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $139.00 it is still in the cheapest 27% of cameras.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The Canon A2300's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon A2300 of 5x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 47% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon A2300 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon A2300 of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon A2300 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon A2300 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 10% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon A2300 of only 0.0005s is in the slowest 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon A2300 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The weight of the Canon A2300 of only 109g is lighter than 91% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon A2300 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon A2300's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 92% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The Canon A2300 features face detection, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Canon A2300 has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon A2300 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon A2300 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon A2300 of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 210 Battery Life

The Canon A2300 is a digital camera that takes 210 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The Canon A2300's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 87% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon A2300 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Not Shock Proof

Like most other cameras, the Canon A2300 is not shock proof. 97% of cameras are not shock proof.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Canon A2300 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Canon A2300's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon A2300 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon A2300 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon A2300 is not waterproof, although keep in mind that 92% of cameras are also not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon A2300 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon A2300 has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Canon A2300 does not have a built-in microphone, unlike 78% of cameras which have a built-in microphone.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon A2300 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 59% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The fastest flash recharging time of cameras is 1s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s. The Canon A2300's flash recharging time of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 15% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon A2300 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon A2300 of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 67% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 6184b012aa, canon 6193b001, canon 6192b001, canon 6191b010, canon 6191b001

Barcodes:

00013803146660, 00013803146677, 00013803146684, 00013803146691, 03610170846239, 03610170846550, 04960999843483, 04960999843513, 04960999843568, 04960999843605, 08714574578781, 08714574578798, 08714574578828, 08714574578859, 08714574578866, 08714574578897, 08714574578903, 08714574583693

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