Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot A1300 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon PowerShot A1200

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Canon PowerShot A1200

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A1200

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon A1200

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Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price Cheaper $99.00 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $81 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size Significantly smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 99x63x30 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 24fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag 360 ms vs 550 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.2"
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More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 100 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 185 g
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More than 20% lighter
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.4 fps vs 1 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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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/2.8
              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
              A1200:1 fps
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $259

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $73

              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $75 - $126

              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p

              Canon PowerShot A1200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $68 - $103

              Size Smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              $88 - $200

              Size Smaller
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LS5

              Digicam

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Placeholder

              Fujifilm FinePix A120

              Compact

              Weight Lighter
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $165

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $150

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $109 - $117

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $138 - $250

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

              appearance

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              discussion

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