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

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
250 ms shutter lag
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
116 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 
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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
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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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        100 HS:93x55x19 mm
        W570:91x51x19 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        100 HS:140 g
        W570:116 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        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
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        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 PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        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
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $180

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Canon PowerShot A2200

        Compact

        $89

        Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
        Size Is slightly larger

        Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $235

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $167

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon ELPH 510 HS

        Canon ELPH 510 HS

        Travel zoom

        $171

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon Powershot S100

        Canon Powershot S100

        Pro digicam

        $282

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Significantly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Ultra compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

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

        Sony Cybershot W580

        Compact

        $133

        Screen size Larger screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Size Slightly larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $176

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Nikon Coolpix S2700

        Compact

        $167

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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

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