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

Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX130 IS over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 

differences

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 308 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 1 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Cheaper
$90.00 vs $180.20
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The best price we've seen is $90 cheaper (2x less)
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Advantages of the Canon SX130 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
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/1500s
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40% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              SX130 IS:1 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              100 HS:3,200 ISO
              SX130 IS:1,600 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $120

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

              Sony Cybershot W570

              Ultra compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $326 - $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $191

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $198

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX520 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $150

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

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