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

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

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Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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
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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
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
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
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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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              A2300 IS:95x54x20 mm
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              A2300 IS:125 g
              100 HS:140 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A2300 IS:$112.00
              100 HS:$124.90
              Common Weaknesses
              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 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 IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              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 ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              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
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $244

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $180

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $159

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $80 - $124

              Screen size Larger screen
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $99

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $98

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $123

              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $266

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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