Updated (February, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S3500

Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

58

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

56

Nikon Coolpix S3300

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S3300 over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest zoom, the 100 HS's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 360 ms vs 500 ms
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Around 30% less delay when taking photos
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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Advantages of the Nikon S3300

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Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Weight Slightly lighter 128 g vs 140 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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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
        Size Fairly small Help
        100 HS:93x55x19 mm
        S3300:95x58x19 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Thickness Thin Help
        100 HS:0.8"
        S3300:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        100 HS:140 g
        S3300:128 g
        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
        Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
        100 HS:360 ms
        S3300:500 ms
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        100 HS:4x
        S3300:6x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $100

        Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $150

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

        Compact

        $115

        Touch screen Has a touch screen

        Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $209

        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

        $149 - $179

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX170

        Travel zoom

        $155

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 500 HS

        Canon ELPH 500 HS

        Pro digicam

        $149 - $199

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $305 - $429

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Heavier

        Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Nikon Coolpix 3200

        Compact

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Nikon Coolpix S3500

        Compact

        $86 - $120

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $110

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $847 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $329 - $567 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization

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