Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS vs Canon IXUS 230 HS

Canon IXUS 240 HS

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Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

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Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 240 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 220 HS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon IXUS 220 HS over the Canon IXUS 240 HS.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 240 HS

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.2" vs 2.7"
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Around 20% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS

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Size Slightly smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 94x57x21 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 360 ms vs 410 ms
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More than 10% less delay when taking photos
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 2 fps
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70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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recommendations

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              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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.7
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXUS 240 HS:94x57x21 mm
              IXUS 220 HS:92x55x19 mm
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              IXUS 240 HS:2 fps
              IXUS 220 HS:3.4 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon IXUS 125 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

              Compact

              $302 - $398

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Canon IXUS 500 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS

              Ultra compact

              $229

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Canon IXUS 230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $229 - $434

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 510 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 510 HS

              Ultra compact

              $183 - $501

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Canon IXUS 115 HS

              Compact

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Canon IXUS 220 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon IXUS 220 HS.

              appearance

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              discussion

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              IXUS 240 HS
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