Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Nikon Coolpix L26

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Nikon Coolpix L26

43

Nikon Coolpix L26

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix L26

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix L26 over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 
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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
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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
Size Significantly smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 96x60x29 mm
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Around 40% smaller
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
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the 100 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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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 100 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 164 g
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More than 10% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon L26

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Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
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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
        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
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        100 HS:4x
        L26:5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $180

        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Nikon Coolpix S3300

        Compact

        $372

        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag

        Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Lowest price More expensive
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $235

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Lowest price More expensive
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $206

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        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
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $259

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support

        Nikon Coolpix L26 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Nikon Coolpix L25

        Compact

        $106 - $132

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Nikon Coolpix L22

        Compact

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony DSC-S5000

        Sony DSC-S5000

        Compact

        $127 - $130

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Nikon Coolpix L27

        Compact

        $128

        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

        Super zoom

        $199 - $250

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

        appearance

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        Canon ELPH 100 HS Nikon Coolpix L26

        discussion

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