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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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZS5

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact 103x59x20 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
138 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A810

Macro focus
Great macro
3 cm
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard

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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 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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Wide angle
Better wide angle
26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
103x59x20 mm vs 95x62x30 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 1 f-stop better
Weight
Lighter
138 g vs 171 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$139.00 vs $160.00
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The best price we've seen is $21 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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

              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
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              A8101,600 ISO
              ZS53,200 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Canon PowerShot A1200

              Compact

              $189

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $325

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Size Larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony DSC-S5000

              Sony DSC-S5000

              Compact

              $98

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $139

              Size Significantly smaller
              Thickness Significantly thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Casio Exilim ZS5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung TL225

              Samsung TL225

              Compact

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Casio QV-R200

              Casio QV-R200

              Compact

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3100 IS

              Compact

              $199

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Samsung WB750

              Samsung WB750

              Travel zoom

              $154

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H200

              Super zoom

              $163

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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