Casio Exilim ZS5 vs Canon PowerShot A810

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Casio Exilim ZS5

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZS5

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (103×59×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3.0 cm

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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
Significantly 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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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
              Weight Light weight Help
              A810171 g
              ZS5138 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A810220 shots
              ZS5180 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A8101,600 ISO
              ZS53,200 ISO
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810720p @ 25fps
              ZS5848 x 480
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $80

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $550

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Canon PowerShot A1300

              Compact

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Nikon Coolpix L31

              Compact

              $91 - $96

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $300

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $136

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Smaller
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner

              Casio Exilim ZS5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZR1

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $154

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $96

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $116

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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