Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Canon ELPH 180 and Canon A2500 side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Canon ELPH 180 has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 22 mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87″) and weighs 126 g (0.28 lb / 4.44 oz) (including batteries). Canon A2500 has external dimensions of 98 x 56 x 20 mm (3.86 x 2.2 x 0.79″) and weighs 135 g (0.30 lb / 4.76 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Canon ELPH 180 and Canon A2500. Canon ELPH 180 is 3mm narrower and 2mm shorter than Canon A2500 but it is also 2mm thicker.
Here is the back view size comparison of Canon ELPH 180 and Canon A2500.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Canon ELPH 180 and Canon A2500.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Canon ELPH 180 is 9g lighter than the Canon A2500 but we don't think this will make a significant difference.
Unfortunately neither Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 nor Canon PowerShot A2500 provides any type of weather sealing in their body, so you have to give extra care especially when you are shooting outdoors. If weather sealing is a must-have feature for you, check these sections: Top Compact Cameras with Weather Sealing
LCD Screen Size and Features
Canon A2500's 3 LCD screen is slightly larger than Canon ELPH 180's 2.7" screen.
Unfortunately, both cameras has fixed screens so they don't tilt or flip in directions.