• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon A2400 IS advantages over Canon S120

  • More telephoto lens reach
    140 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    21 mm vs 29 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    141g vs 217g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Canon S120 advantages over Canon A2400 IS

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/2.8
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 230 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    250 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.8 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Canon A3300 IS

Canon A2400 IS
Canon A3300 IS
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon S120
Canon A3300 IS
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Canon 110 HS

Canon A2400 IS
Canon 110 HS
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Shoots 24p video
Canon S120
Canon 110 HS
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video

Compared to Canon A3400 IS

Canon A2400 IS
Canon A3400 IS
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon S120
Canon A3400 IS
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Canon A2400 IS
Fujifilm XF1
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon S120
Fujifilm XF1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Canon A2400 IS
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon S120
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $449
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger sensor
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