Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S6300

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

56

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

48

Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
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 S6200

Battery life
Great battery life
250 shots
 
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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
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)
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
Size Smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 93x58x26 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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More than 20% thinner
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 3x faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 160 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 S6200

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Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 4x
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Around 6.5x more zoom
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              100 HS:$122.89
              S6200:$130.63
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              S6200:1.2 fps
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              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

              $220

              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 - $205

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $160 - $250

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $186 - $189

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $220

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $70 - $229

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $200 - $400

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              $131

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87 - $97

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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              discussion

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