Canon PowerShot A2500Nikon D5100
Top 67%503 points
Top 67%
Top 24%1,151 points
Top 24%
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Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Nikon D5100: 55 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

5.33% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.6 x 15.6mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
26% have it

6. weight

385g lighter.

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
660shots

9. video recording

44.44% better video recording quality.

10. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
11% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

12. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
25% have it

13. pixel density

45.65% higher pixel density.
471ppi

14. width

71mm narrower.

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
25% have it

16. height

1.2mm shorter.

17. volume

88.14% less body volume.

18. thickness

57.8mm thinner.

19. battery power

33.98% more battery power.

20. resolution

75.11% higher resolution.

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
24% have it

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
22% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

24. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
72% have it

25. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Canon PowerShot A2500
Nikon D5100
30% have it

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