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Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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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
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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)
Size
Smaller
93×56×20 mm vs 94×58×26 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
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$159.99 vs $189.99
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The best price we've seen is $30 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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Wide angle
Significantly 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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              100 HS1080p @ 24fps
              S63001080p @ 30fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS93×56×20 mm
              S630094×58×26 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

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