Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot W570

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
 

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
 
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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
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 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.4 fps vs 1 fps
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Around 3.5x 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 W570

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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/2.6 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the W570's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Shutter lag Less shutter lag 250 ms vs 360 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
Size Slightly smaller 91x51x19 mm vs 93x55x19 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 140 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $159.99 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $20 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              100 HS:f/2.8
              W570:f/2.6
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              W570:91x51x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS:140 g
              W570:116 g
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              W570:1 fps
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              100 HS:4x
              W570:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $189

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $92

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $159

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Nikon Coolpix S3100

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Shutter lag Has much more shutter lag
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              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 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
              Canon IXUS 132

              Canon IXUS 132

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $94

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W350

              Ultra compact

              $255

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              $121

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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