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

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 91x51x19 mm
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

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
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
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
Shutter lag
Significantly less shutter lag
250 ms vs 360 ms
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More than 30% less delay when taking photos
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)
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
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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
              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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              100 HS:$124.90
              W570:$145.46
              Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS:3.4 fps
              W570:1 fps
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              100 HS:360 ms
              W570:250 ms
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              100 HS:4x
              W570:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Samsung SH100

              Samsung SH100

              Ultra compact

              $190

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Movie format Doesn't record movies

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $100 - $138

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $68 - $70

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W580

              Sony Cybershot W580

              Compact

              $104 - $106

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $186

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Sony Cybershot W530

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W530

              Ultra compact

              $140

              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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              Canon ELPH 100 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
              Canon ELPH 100 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

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