Updated (January 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS vs Canon PowerShot S110

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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Canon Powershot S100

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact (93×57×20 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
135 g
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.

differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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Size
Significantly smaller
93×57×20 mm vs 99×60×28 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
135 g vs 198 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$250.00 vs $329.99
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The best price we've seen is $80 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2 vs f/2.7
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At its widest zoom, the S100's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
9.6 fps vs 2 fps
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Around 5x faster continuous shooting
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S100's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.49x5.52mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
Battery life
Longer battery life
200 shots vs 170 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
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recommendations

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
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              ELPH 110 HSf/2.7
              S100f/2
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 24fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              ELPH 110 HS170 shots
              S100200 shots
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              3.0 cm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $264

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $210

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $434

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Canon PowerShot G7 X

              Pro digicam

              $519 - $649

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $167

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $583

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $223

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $236

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $964

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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