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

Samsung WB210 vs Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Samsung WB210

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,152k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Size
Really small
Super compact (93×56×20 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

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differences

Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
93×56×20 mm vs 101×59×22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/2.9
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Almost the same
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 2 f-stops 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 size
Much larger screen
3.5" vs 3"
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Around 20% larger screen
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,152k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 5x higher resolution screen
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Zoom
More zoom
12x vs 4x
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9x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1500s
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More than 20% faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

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
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS93×56×20 mm
              WB210101×59×22 mm
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              100 HS3"
              WB2103.5"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              100 HS0.8"
              WB2100.9"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              100 HS$143.99
              WB210$150.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              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
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              100 HS3.0 cm
              WB2105.0 cm
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              100 HS3,200 ISO
              WB2101,600 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $188

              Macro focus Significantly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $586

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon IXUS 165

              Canon IXUS 165

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $145

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Nikon Coolpix S6800

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Samsung HZ15W

              Samsung HZ15W

              Travel zoom

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Longer exposures
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Samsung L201

              Samsung L201

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung HZ35W

              Samsung HZ35W

              Travel zoom

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Size Much larger

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