Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Panasonic Lumix FH10

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
260 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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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
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
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.5 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-FH8's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DMC-FH8's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 123 g vs 140 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $141.95 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $38 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              100 HS:f/2.8
              DMC-FH8:f/2.5
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              DMC-FH8:96x57x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              100 HS:0.8"
              DMC-FH8:0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS:140 g
              DMC-FH8:123 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              DMC-FH8:1.3 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              100 HS:4x
              DMC-FH8:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $187

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Nikon Coolpix P330

              Pro digicam

              $245

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              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 ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              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
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix FH10

              Panasonic Lumix FH10

              Ultra compact

              $104

              Size Slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

              Compact

              $151

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $125

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Kodak PixPro AZ251

              Super zoom

              $129

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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              Canon ELPH 100 HS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

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