Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS vs Canon IXUS 125 HS

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Winner
Canon IXUS 115 HS

60

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Canon IXUS 230 HS

58

Canon IXUS 230 HS

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 230 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 230 HS

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Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom 8x vs 4x
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4x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Canon IXUS 230 HS Learn more about
the Canon IXUS 230 HS

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the IXUS 115 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Size Smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 96x57x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Canon IXUS 115 HS Learn more about
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Canon IXUS 230 HS Canon IXUS 230 HS 58

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60 Canon IXUS 115 HS Canon IXUS 115 HS

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
For that film look
High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
240 fps
Size Fairly small Help
IXUS 230 HS:96x57x22 mm
IXUS 115 HS:93x55x19 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
IXUS 230 HS:Sensor shift, Lens
IXUS 115 HS:Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Thickness Thin Help
IXUS 230 HS:0.9"
IXUS 115 HS:0.8"
Weight Light weight Help
140 g
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
360 ms shutter lag
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.4 fps
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
28 mm

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon IXUS 125 HS

Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

Compact

$300 - $405

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
Canon IXUS 220 HS

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Compact

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

Canon IXUS 240 HS

Compact

$423 - $498

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$407

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $204

Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon IXUS 500 HS

Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS

Ultra compact

$229 - $600

Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Travel zoom

$110 - $180

Thickness Is thicker
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Canon IXUS 230 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$248 - $300

Size Much larger
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

Compact

$99

Weight Slightly lighter
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon ELPH 115 HS

Canon ELPH 115 HS

Travel zoom

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$90 - $115

Weight Slightly lighter
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon IXUS 155

Canon IXUS 155

Travel zoom

$166 - $168

Wide angle Better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$148

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture

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discussion

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Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (4:36 PM, February 26, 2012)
Yeah that is kinda funny, I apologize, we'll get that fixed up!  It looks like the 115 HS somehow has been called the 230 HS in our system.
 
Arius (4:01 PM, February 26, 2012)
That is funny. There is an error in your url redirection. The 115 HS on the whole website is taken as 230HS. And here is a comparision between 230 HS and 230 HS.