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

Samsung WB210

Winner
Samsung WB210

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

52

Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Reasons to buy the Samsung WB210

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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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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
Size Smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 100x59x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
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)
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $179.99 vs $199.00
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The best price we've seen is $19 cheaper (around 10% less)
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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 Much larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Wide angle Significantly 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
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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 Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              100 HS:0.8"
              WB210:0.9"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $165

              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $64

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $497 - $580 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $189

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              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 PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $138 - $250

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $259

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Samsung WB210 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB250F

              Samsung WB250F

              Travel zoom

              $114 - $169

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Zoom More zoom
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung WB200F

              Samsung WB200F

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $150

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Samsung PL210

              Samsung PL210

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              Size Smaller
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
              Screen size Much smaller screen

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