Casio Exilim ZS5

Winner
Casio Exilim ZS5

47

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Canon PowerShot A810

32

Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZS5

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
26 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 103x59x20 mm
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
 
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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 cm vs 5 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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Size Smaller 103x59x20 mm vs 95x62x30 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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 1 f-stop 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 Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              A810:$72.00
              ZS5:$85.54
              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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Movie format Poor movies Help
              A810:720p @ 25fps
              ZS5:848 x 480
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Nikon Coolpix L27

              Compact

              $68 - $73

              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Olympus FE-47

              Olympus FE-47

              Compact

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Casio QV-R200

              Casio QV-R200

              Compact

              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $99

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $68 - $103

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $250 - $300

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $80

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $127 - $133

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Fujifilm Finepix JX500

              Compact

              $78

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Casio Exilim ZS5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $86 - $120

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Slightly smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Fujifilm FinePix JX300

              Compact

              $112

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Fujifilm FinePix T200

              Travel zoom

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Ultra compact

              $120 - $159

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              appearance

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              discussion

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