Casio Exilim ZS5

Winner
Casio Exilim ZS5

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Canon PowerShot A810

36

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

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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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.

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
        CCD
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        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 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $170 - $250

        Movie format Records higher quality movies
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens

        Canon PowerShot A810 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Canon PowerShot A1400

        Compact

        $138

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

        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Digicam

        $248 - $300

        Screen size Larger screen
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $68

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly smaller
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $90 - $115

        Size Significantly smaller
        Thickness Significantly thinner
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix L20

        Nikon Coolpix L20

        Compact

        Screen size Larger screen
        Weight Lighter
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Casio Exilim ZS5 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

        Panasonic Lumix TS20

        Waterproof

        $138

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $329

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Casio EX-ZS20

        Casio EX-ZS20

        Compact

        $145

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Slightly smaller
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Panasonic Lumix TS25

        Waterproof

        $159 - $180

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $407

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Thickness Thicker

        appearance

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        Canon PowerShot A810 Casio Exilim ZS5
        Canon PowerShot A810 Casio Exilim ZS5

        discussion

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