Casio Exilim ZS5 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Casio Exilim ZS5

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Canon PowerShot A810

33

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZS5

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Really small
Size
Super compact (103×59×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second

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differences

Advantages of the Canon A810

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 25fps vs 848 x 480
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Battery life
Longer battery life
220 shots vs 180 shots
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More than 20% more shots per battery charge
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Casio ZS5

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
103×59×20 mm vs 95×62×30 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Thickness
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.2"
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More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ZS5's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
138 g vs 171 g
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Around 20% lighter
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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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A810220 shots
              ZS5180 shots
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              ZS5848 x 480
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A8101,600 ISO
              ZS53,200 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $124 - $156

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $350

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Larger screen
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $80

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 (Lumix DMC-FT30)

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS30 (Lumix DMC-FT30)

              Waterproof

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Fastest shutter speed Significantly slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78 - $80

              Size Much smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $128

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed

              Casio Exilim ZS5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $121

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus VG-170

              Olympus VG-170

              Compact

              $80

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Nikon Coolpix S3300

              Compact

              $160

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T200

              Compact

              $230

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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