The Canon PowerShot A2300 is one of six all new A-series cameras recently announced by Canon. It is virtually interchangeable with the A2400 IS, which costs $10 more, but as the name implies, the A2300 does not include optical image stabilization. Otherwise, you get the same 2.7-inch LCD screen and 5x optical zoom.
And, just like the rest of the A-series, it features Smart AUTO (it automatically choses from 32 shooting modes to capture great photos in any and all lighting conditions), a large 16 megapixel CCD image sensor, a 28mm wide angle lens, 720p HD video recording, and a Help Button (new for this year). The A-Series, which costs between $109.99 and $199.99, has been designed for newer photographers looking to get the most for his or her buck. The A2300 costs $30 more than the A1300, but includes a rechargeable battery (the A1300 runs on AAs).
Canon PowerShot A2300 Features:
16 megapixel CCD image sensor
28mm wide angle lens
5x optical zoom lens
2.7-inch LCD screen
720p HD video recording
Smart AUTO (with 32 shooting modes)
The Canon PowerShot A2300 will be available in March in black, silver, blue, and red with an MSRP of $149.99.
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