Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS vs Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
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 A3300 IS

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 100 HS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A3300 IS

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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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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
Shutter lag
Significantly less shutter lag
360 ms vs 510 ms
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Around 30% less delay when taking photos
Size
Smaller
93x55x19 mm vs 95x56x24 mm
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More than 20% 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
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 1"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
140 g vs 149 g
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Around 10% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$124.90 vs $139.95
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The best price we've seen is $15 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Size Fairly small Help
              A3300 IS95x56x24 mm
              100 HS93x55x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              A3300 IS149 g
              100 HS140 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A3300 IS1"
              100 HS0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A3300 IS$139.95
              100 HS$124.90
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              A3300 IS1/1600s
              100 HS1/1500s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              A3300 IS510 ms
              100 HS360 ms
              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
              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
              A3300 IS1,600 ISO
              100 HS3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              A3300 IS5x
              100 HS4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $175

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $138 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              $219

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $139

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $126

              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $286

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

              Compact

              $114

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Smaller
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $220

              Size Slightly smaller
              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $295

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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