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

Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

56

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Nikon Coolpix S6200

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

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
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
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)
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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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
        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 ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $235

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $282

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        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 ELPH 135

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $152

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

        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
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $167

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        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 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 S6200 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $100

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
        Nikon Coolpix S6100

        Nikon Coolpix S6100

        Compact

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Nikon Coolpix S6500

        Travel zoom

        $133

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
        Size Slightly larger
        Nikon Coolpix S6800

        Nikon Coolpix S6800

        Travel zoom

        $166 - $177

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Battery life Shorter battery life
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $134 - $148

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Zoom Slightly less zoom

        appearance

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        discussion

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