Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A2500 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS vs Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

52

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
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A2300 IS over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A2300 IS

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Weight
Slightly lighter
125 g vs 140 g
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More than 10% lighter
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
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
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
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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
              A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2300 IS:125 g
              100 HS:140 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2300 IS:$118.00
              100 HS:$123.49
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A2300 IS:5x
              100 HS:4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $137

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $112

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $100

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Nikon Coolpix S2600

              Compact

              $117

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $112

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $123

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $258

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $219

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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