Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Samsung WB210

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

60

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

56

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,152k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
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
Size Smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 100x59x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/2.9
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At its widest zoom, the 100 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 100 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 174 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Samsung WB210

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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,152k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 5x higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom More zoom 12x vs 4x
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9x more zoom
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        100 HS:93x55x19 mm
        WB210:100x59x22 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        100 HS:0.8"
        WB210:0.9"
        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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $130

        Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

        Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Canon ELPH 510 HS

        Canon ELPH 510 HS

        Travel zoom

        $171

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $167

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Ultra compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $282

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Heavier

        Samsung WB210 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung NX1000

        Samsung NX1000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $305 with 20-50mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Samsung WB350F

        Samsung WB350F

        Travel zoom

        $140 - $206

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

        Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

        Waterproof

        $199 - $269

        Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Samsung WB50F

        Samsung WB50F

        Travel zoom

        $109 - $180

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Nikon Coolpix L820

        Super zoom

        $168

        Zoom Much more zoom
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

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        Canon ELPH 100 HS Samsung WB210
        Canon ELPH 100 HS Samsung WB210

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