Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

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Sony Cybershot W510

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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
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W510

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cybershot W510 over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 
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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 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag 360 ms vs 810 ms
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2.2x less delay when taking photos
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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 faster 3.4 fps vs 1.2 fps
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Around 3x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony W510

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Wide angle Better wide angle 26 mm vs 28 mm
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Around 10% better wide angle
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the W510's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Weight Lighter 119 g vs 140 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $137.64 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $42 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              100 HS:f/2.8
              W510:f/2.7
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              W510:96x54x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              100 HS:Lens
              W510:Digital, Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS:140 g
              W510:119 g
              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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              W510:1.2 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
              W510:4.4x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              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 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 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 PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $130 - $250

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W510 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W310

              Ultra compact

              $209

              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

              Ultra compact

              $174 - $176

              Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S510

              Nikon Coolpix S510

              Ultra compact

              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $90 - $129

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

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              Canon ELPH 100 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-W510
              Canon ELPH 100 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-W510

              discussion

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