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 S6300

50

Nikon Coolpix S6300

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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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
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
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 94x58x26 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 160 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $109.99 vs $259.51
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The best price we've seen is $150 cheaper (2.4x less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
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
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 3.4 fps
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Around 80% faster continuous shooting
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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
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              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
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $235

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $206

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon ELPH 510 HS

              Canon ELPH 510 HS

              Travel zoom

              $168

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

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $220

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Nikon Coolpix S3500

              Compact

              $94 - $120

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Nikon Coolpix S5200

              Digicam

              $140 - $229

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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