• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot A2600
  • Nikon Coolpix P340
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General
Model Number: A2600 P340
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $149.99 $379.95
Street Price: $229.95 $346.95
Date Available: 2013-02-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 4.8 oz (135 g)
includes batteries
6.8 oz (194 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(98 x 56 x 20 mm)
4.1 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.
(103 x 58 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 12.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   54
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   20.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   11.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   273
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3)
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
3984 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 MP, 16:9),
3000 x 3000 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (25p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p/60i/50i)
1280x720 (30p/25p)
960x540 (30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural)) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Zoom-Nikkor ED VR; 7 elements in 6 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 140mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 25mm 5.1 - 25.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/6.9 (T) - ?? f/1.8 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ??; Electronically-controlled 7-blade iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 60 cm
1.2 - 23.6 in
2 cm to Infinity
0.8 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x; up to 2x Dynamic Fine Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection Contrast Detect: Target Finding AF, Face priority, Spot, Normal, Wide, Subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   80
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; 6400 in low light mode Auto, ISO 80 to 3200; ISO 6400, Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800) (available when using P, S, A, or M mode); Hi 2 (equivalent to ISO 25,600) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto 1, Auto 2, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Preset manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center) Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Live View Control, Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter Backlighting, Beach, Black and White Copy, Close-up, Dusk/Dawn, Easy Panorama, Fireworks Show, Food, Landscape, Museum, Night Landscape, Night Portrait, Party/Indoor, Pet Portrait, Portrait, Scene Auto Selector, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off Auto, TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.9 - 6.6 ft. (T) / 50cm - 3.0m (W), 1.2m - 2.0m (T) Auto ISO: [W]: 0.5 to 6.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 21 ft.) [T]: 0.5 to 2.5m (1ft. 8 in. to 8 ft. 2 in.)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   12-bit RAW (.NRW), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural)) MOV (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: LPCM stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 56.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended):   Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   10
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-11L Proprietary EN-EL12
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-11L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 5x optical zoom with digital IS, 720p HD videos. Available in black, silver, red, blue or pink. Available in black.