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

Canon Powershot S100 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

59

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x57x20 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 50 sample photos taken by the Canon Powershot S100.

differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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Size
Significantly smaller
93x57x20 mm vs 99x60x28 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
Significantly thinner
0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 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
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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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
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$218.00 vs $249.88
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The best price we've seen is $32 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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/2.0
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 24fps
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $250

              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $370 - $448

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159 - $165

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $325

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $183

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              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 ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $429

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $100

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $328 - $398

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support

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