Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 
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Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the 100 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.6 f-stops)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Size Smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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3.7x smaller
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 306 g
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2.2x lighter
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 100 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.8"
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2.3x thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.4 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 4x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $109.99 vs $129.90
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The best price we've seen is $20 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Zoom Slightly more zoom 12x vs 4x
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9x more zoom
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              100 HS:$109.99
              SX150 IS:$129.90
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              SX150 IS:0.9 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $200

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $235

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $206

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon ELPH 510 HS

              Canon ELPH 510 HS

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $248

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $257

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

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