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

Canon ELPH 100 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S3300

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
Really small
Size
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S3300

Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
128 g
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x58x19 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 100 HS. Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S3300.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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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
Aperture
Significantly 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
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
Significantly less shutter lag
360 ms vs 500 ms
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Around 30% less delay when taking photos
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$100.00 vs $128.95
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The best price we've seen is $29 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS93x55x19 mm
              S330095x58x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              100 HS0.8"
              S33000.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS140 g
              S3300128 g
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              100 HS$128.95
              S3300$100.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              100 HS360 ms
              S3300500 ms
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              100 HS4x
              S33006x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $171

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

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

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $230

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

              Ultra compact

              $225

              Size Slightly smaller
              Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $177

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much larger
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

              Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Nikon Coolpix 3200

              Compact

              $149

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Fujifilm FinePix S4500

              Super zoom

              $169

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $120 - $122

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Canon PowerShot A1400

              Compact

              $121 - $152

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 - $547 body only

              $360 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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