Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS over the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS.

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Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS. Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon A4000 IS

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Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Lowest price
Cheaper
$129.50 vs $264.99
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The best price we've seen is $135 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
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
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the ELPH 110 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
93x57x20 mm vs 95x56x24 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ELPH 110 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Slightly lighter
135 g vs 145 g
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Around 10% lighter
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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
              A4000 IS95x56x24 mm
              ELPH 110 HS93x57x20 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Weight Light weight Help
              A4000 IS145 g
              ELPH 110 HS135 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              A4000 IS0.9"
              ELPH 110 HS0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A4000 IS175 shots
              ELPH 110 HS170 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A4000 IS1,600 ISO
              ELPH 110 HS3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $194

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $237

              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $147

              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $127

              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

              Travel zoom

              $380

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $180

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Nikon Coolpix S2500

              Compact

              $136

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $229 - $235

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $567

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $214

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier

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