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

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.8
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.0"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6200

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Nikon Coolpix S6200 over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 

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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$89.99 vs $124.90
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The best price we've seen is $35 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
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              100 HS:$124.90
              S6200:$89.99
              Common Weaknesses
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              S6200:1.2 fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Nikon Coolpix S6300

              Travel zoom

              $260

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $119

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $266

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Nikon Coolpix S6200 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Nikon Coolpix S6100

              Compact

              $178

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $165

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $85

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $109 - $127

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom

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