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

Canon ELPH 100 HS vs Sony Cybershot W570

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 100 HS. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-W570.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
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
Significantly 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
Fastest shutter speed
Slightly faster max shutter speed
1/1600s vs 1/1500s
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Around 10% faster max shutter speed
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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 HS93x55x19 mm
              W57091x51x19 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              100 HSf/2.8
              W570f/2.6
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS140 g
              W570116 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
              100 HS1/1500s
              W5701/1600s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              100 HS3.4 fps
              W5701 fps
              Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
              100 HS360 ms
              W570250 ms
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              230k dots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              100 HS4x
              W5705x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W810

              Compact

              $88 - $100

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              3D Captures 3D images
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159 - $163

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $223

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $320

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W570 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Compact

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $105

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $118

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Thickness Much thicker

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              Canon ELPH 100 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-W570
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