Casio Exilim ZS5

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Casio Exilim ZS5

50

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Canon PowerShot A810

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZS5

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

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A810 over the Casio Exilim ZS5.
 
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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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $119.99 vs $165.99
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The best price we've seen is $46 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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 Common Weaknesses

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

              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              A810:220 shots
              ZS5:180 shots
              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

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $185

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Nikon Coolpix L26

              Compact

              $160

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $70 - $120

              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              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 A2200

              Canon PowerShot A2200

              Compact

              $100

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Much smaller
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Much thicker
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $200

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Casio Exilim ZS5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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 ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $90 - $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX30

              Waterproof

              $198 - $212

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung TL350

              Samsung TL350

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Weight Heavier
              Size Slightly larger

              appearance

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              discussion

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