Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2200 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

55

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Canon PowerShot A2200

49

Canon PowerShot A2200

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

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

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2200 over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1500s
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Around 10% faster max shutter speed
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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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
93x55x19 mm vs 93x55x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.4 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 4x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2200:93x55x22 mm
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              A2200:0.9"
              100 HS:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200:135 g
              100 HS:140 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200:$99.96
              100 HS:$90.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A2200:1/1600s
              100 HS:1/1500s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A2200:0.9 fps
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $179

              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $110

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $140

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $309 - $527 body only

              $389 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $230

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $249

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3200 IS

              Compact

              $144

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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