Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Canon ELPH 100 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

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

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 over the Canon ELPH 100 HS.
 
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Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
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
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the 100 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
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 1.1 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Size Slightly smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 98x56x20 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 2s
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7.5x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W620

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Weight Lighter 116 g vs 140 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Cheaper $86.99 vs $179.99
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The best price we've seen is $93 cheaper (2.1x 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
              Size Fairly small Help
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              DSC-W620:98x56x20 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              100 HS:140 g
              DSC-W620:116 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
              DSC-W620:1.1 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
              DSC-W620:5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $138 - $250

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Samsung ST72

              Samsung ST72

              Ultra compact

              $147

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

              Compact

              $73

              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W730

              Travel zoom

              $99

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

              Compact

              $63

              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

              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

              $150

              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 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
              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

              Compact

              $259

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

              Compact

              $94

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

              Compact

              $115

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $91 - $110

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Samsung DV300F

              Samsung DV300F

              Ultra compact

              $180

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Weight Heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Nikon Coolpix S2700

              Compact

              $76 - $110

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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