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

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

56

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Nikon Coolpix S3300

53

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Runner-up
     
 

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

Thickness
Thin
0.7"
 
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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 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 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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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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Canon ELPH 100 HS Canon ELPH 100 HS 56

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53 Nikon Coolpix S3300 Nikon Coolpix S3300

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Size Fairly small Help
100 HS:93x55x19 mm
S3300:95x58x19 mm
Thickness Thin Help
100 HS:0.8"
S3300:0.7"
Weight Light weight Help
100 HS:140 g
S3300:128 g
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
100 HS:360 ms
S3300:500 ms
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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$200

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$129 - $167

Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Thickness Is thicker
Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Compact

$200

Thickness Is thicker
Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$235

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Screen size Smaller screen
Canon ELPH 510 HS

Canon ELPH 510 HS

Travel zoom

$171

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$282

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Significantly larger
Weight Heavier
Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Ultra compact

Size Slightly smaller
Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
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

Nikon Coolpix S3300 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Nikon Coolpix S3500

Compact

$100

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

Nikon Coolpix S2700

Compact

$167

Battery life Longer battery life
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Travel zoom

$87

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Aperture Narrower aperture
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$747 body only

$659 - $847 with 18-55mm lens

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

appearance

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discussion

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