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

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 
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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
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
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
Lowest price Cheaper $122.89 vs $229.95
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The best price we've seen is $107 cheaper (around 50% less)
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 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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              DMC-FH8:96x57x19 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              100 HS:0.8"
              DMC-FH8:0.7"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS:140 g
              DMC-FH8:123 g
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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
              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

              $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

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $205

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

              Ultra compact

              $131

              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $160 - $250

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $186 - $189

              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $180

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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

              Travel zoom

              $323

              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Panasonic Lumix FH10

              Panasonic Lumix FH10

              Ultra compact

              $100

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

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

              Compact

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Olympus VG-180

              Olympus VG-180

              Compact

              $59 - $70

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

              Ultra compact

              Size Slightly smaller
              Longest exposure Much longer exposures
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle

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