As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon ELPH 100 HS is also often compared to ultra compacts, travel zooms and digicams. The Canon ELPH 100 HS's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the WB30F and the WB210) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix W100 and the Coolpix S3100)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 100 HS compared to other compact competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Canon IXUS 117 HS

Canon IXUS 117 HS
similar age

Significant advantages of the IXUS 117 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 117 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 117 HS and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×56×20 mm)

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the 100 HS)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the A2500 and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (93×56×20 mm)

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
1 year newer
$299

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×56×20 mm)

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
similar age
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (93×56×20 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS
2 years older
$699

Significant advantages of the SD880 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD880 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SD880 IS and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (93×56×20 mm)

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
1 year older
$250

Significant advantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SD1300 IS and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×56×22 mm) vs Super compact (93×56×20 mm)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 100 HS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), is older (february 2011 vs january 2012) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix S3100

Nikon Coolpix S3100
similar age
$100

Significant advantages of the S3100 (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S3100 (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3100 and 100 HS

  • None found

Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F
1 year newer
$177

Significant advantages of the WB30F (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB30F (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB30F and 100 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Canon ELPH 520 HS
1 year newer
$238

Significant advantages of the ELPH 520 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 520 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 520 HS and 100 HS

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

Sony Cybershot W530
similar age

Significant advantages of the DSC-W530 (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W530 (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W530 and 100 HS

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 100 HS compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), is older (february 2011 vs january 2013) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Samsung WB210

Samsung WB210
similar age

Significant advantages of the WB210 (vs the 100 HS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the WB210 (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the WB210 and 100 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.9 vs f/2.8

Samsung HZ10W

Samsung HZ10W
2 years older

Significant advantages of the HZ10W (vs the 100 HS)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the HZ10W (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8

common strengths of the HZ10W and 100 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

Canon PowerShot SX170 IS
2 years newer
$384

Significant advantages of the SX170 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX170 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/2.8
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SX170 IS and 100 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
1 year older
$499

Significant advantages of the SX210 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX210 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SX210 IS and 100 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
1 year newer
$196

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and 100 HS

  • Light weight: 133 g vs 140 g

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
similar age
$399

Significant advantages of the SX230 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX230 HS (vs the 100 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX230 HS and 100 HS

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 100 HS compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 30 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7"), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP).

However, on average it is older (february 2011 vs august 2016) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
5 years newer
$99 - $157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the 100 HS)

  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the 100 HS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2.8
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and 100 HS

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 140 g