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

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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

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
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
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)
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
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 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
Lowest price Cheaper $129.00 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $51 cheaper (around 30% 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 Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              S6200:1.2 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $150

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $75 - $126

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $165

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $109 - $117

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $259

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $138 - $250

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $167

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Nikon Coolpix S4300

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $82 - $120

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              appearance

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              discussion

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