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

Canon ELPH 100 HS vs Canon PowerShot A2200

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon PowerShot A2200

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

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.

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differences

Advantages of the Canon A2200

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Weight
Slightly lighter
135 g vs 140 g
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Almost the same
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
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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.4 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 4x faster continuous shooting
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
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
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recommendations

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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Size Fairly small Help
              A220093x55x22 mm
              100 HS93x55x19 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2200135 g
              100 HS140 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A22000.9"
              100 HS0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2200$127.99
              100 HS$128.95
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A22001/1600s
              100 HS1/1500s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              A22000.9 fps
              100 HS3.4 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A22001,600 ISO
              100 HS3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $223

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $243

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $237

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $155

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed

              Canon PowerShot A2200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

              Compact

              $149

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $167

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $100

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $135

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $550

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Size Significantly larger
              Lowest price Much more expensive

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159 - $165

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Travel zoom

              $395

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Much larger

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