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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

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)
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 slightly 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
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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
        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
        DSC-W620:1.1 fps
        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 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 PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $180

        Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life

        Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $220

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Lowest price More expensive
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $205

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $160 - $250

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly larger
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $186 - $189

        Zoom More zoom
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Weight Slightly heavier

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W620 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

        Ultra compact

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W520

        Sony Cybershot W520

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Sony Cybershot DSC-W570

        Sony Cybershot W570

        Ultra compact

        $130

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W170

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

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