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Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495

Portability
92
Imaging
35
Features
20
Overall
29
Canon PowerShot A2100 IS front
 
Canon PowerShot A495 front
Portability
93
Imaging
33
Features
10
Overall
23

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Key Specs

Canon A2100 IS
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 36-216mm (F3.2-5.9) lens
  • 185g - 102 x 64 x 32mm
  • Announced February 2009
Canon A495
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 37-122mm (F3.0-5.8) lens
  • 175g - 94 x 62 x 31mm
  • Announced January 2010
Photography Glossary

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Overview

Here, we are evaluating the Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and they are both manufactured by Canon. The sensor resolution of the A2100 IS (12MP) and the A495 (10MP) is very close and both cameras offer the identical sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The A2100 IS was manufactured 10 months prior to the A495 so they are of a similar generation. Both the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before delving straight to a detailed comparison, here is a concise view of how the A2100 IS scores against the A495 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon A2100 IS over the Canon A495

 A2100 IS A495 
Display size3"2.5"Larger display (+0.5")
Display resolution230k115kSharper display (+115k dot)

Reasons to pick Canon A495 over the Canon A2100 IS

 A495 A2100 IS 
AnnouncedJanuary 2010February 2009More modern by 10 months

Common features in the Canon A2100 IS and Canon A495

 A2100 IS A495 
Manually focus Lack of manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch friendly display No Touch friendly display

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to carry around your camera frequently, you're going to have to think about its weight and dimensions. The Canon A2100 IS provides outside measurements of 102mm x 64mm x 32mm (4.0" x 2.5" x 1.3") along with a weight of 185 grams (0.41 lbs) whilst the Canon A495 has dimensions of 94mm x 62mm x 31mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2") along with a weight of 175 grams (0.39 lbs).

Compare the Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 in the all new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you use at that moment. Here is a front view scale comparison of the A2100 IS and the A495.

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability score of the A2100 IS and A495 is 92 and 93 respectively.

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 top view buttons comparison

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's difficult to picture the difference in sensor sizes simply by looking through specs. The pic underneath will help give you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the A2100 IS and A495.

All in all, both of those cameras come with the identical sensor size but different megapixels. You should expect to see the Canon A2100 IS to provide you with extra detail due to its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also make it easier to crop pics a good deal more aggressively. The more aged A2100 IS will be behind when it comes to sensor innovation.

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 sensor size comparison

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon A2100 IS as a Portrait photography camera
Canon A495 as a Portrait photography camera
26
provides face detection autofocus
lack of manual focus
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
MP count low (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
19
lack of manual focus
lack of manual mode
can't use external flash
sensor resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Street Comparison

Canon A2100 IS Street photography features
Canon A495 Street photography features
55
has image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
46
fixed screen
lack of image stabilization
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
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Sports Comparison

Canon A2100 IS Sports photography info
Canon A495 Sports photography info
25
has image stabilization (Optical)
max frames per second very slow (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority
MP count low (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
16
max frames per second low (1.0 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
lack of image stabilization
sensor resolution not great (10 megapixels)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon A2100 IS Travel photography details
Canon A495 Travel photography details
50
built-in flash
lack of Timelapse function
MP count low (12MP)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
wide angle not the best (36mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
50
built-in flash
doesn't have Time Lapse function
sensor resolution not great (10 megapixels)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
wide angle not good (37mm)
slow max aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon A2100 IS as a Landscape photography camera
Canon A495 as a Landscape photography camera
32
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
lack of manual focus
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (36mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
manual exposure not possible
MP count low (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files
lack of Timelapse function
22
lack of manual focus
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (37mm)
slow max aperture (f3.0)
tiny screen (2.5 inches)
lack of manual mode
lack of image stabilization
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW format
doesn't have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon A2100 IS Vlogging details
Canon A495 Vlogging details
27
has image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection autofocus
wide angle not the best (36mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (640 x 480 pxls)
lack of external microphone port
21
wide angle not good (37mm)
slow max aperture (f3.0)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
lack of image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 pixels)
doesn't have external mic support
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Canon A2100 IS vs Canon A495 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon A2100 IS and Canon A495
 Canon PowerShot A2100 ISCanon PowerShot A495
General Information
Brand Canon Canon
Model Canon PowerShot A2100 IS Canon PowerShot A495
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Announced 2009-02-18 2010-01-05
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixel 10 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 3648 x 2736
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Lowest native ISO 80 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points 9 9
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 36-216mm (6.0x) 37-122mm (3.3x)
Max aperture f/3.2-5.9 f/3.0-5.8
Macro focus range 1cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inch 2.5 inch
Resolution of screen 230k dots 115k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 15s 15s
Highest shutter speed 1/1600s 1/2000s
Continuous shooting rate 1.0 frames/s 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 3.50 m 3.00 m
Flash options Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Off Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 640x480 640x480
Video data format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 185g (0.41 pounds) 175g (0.39 pounds)
Physical dimensions 102 x 64 x 32mm (4.0" x 2.5" x 1.3") 94 x 62 x 31mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model 2 x AA 2 x AA
Self timer Yes (2, 10, Custom, Face) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom, Face)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus/HD MMCplus SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
Card slots 1 1
Cost at launch $220 $109