Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS vs Canon Digital IXUS 120 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Canon Digital IXUS 120 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon Digital IXUS 120 IS over the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS.
 
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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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
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the ELPH 110 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ELPH 110 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 2 fps vs 0.8 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Canon 120 IS

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Size Slightly smaller 89x55x20 mm vs 93x57x20 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Weight Slightly lighter 120 g vs 135 g
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More than 10% lighter
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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 Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        ELPH 110 HS:93x57x20 mm
        120 IS:89x55x20 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        ELPH 110 HS:135 g
        120 IS:120 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
        ELPH 110 HS:2 fps
        120 IS:0.8 fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        ELPH 110 HS:5x
        120 IS:4x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $160 - $250

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $220

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $123 - $180

        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $259

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $447 - $449

        Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $125 - $128

        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

        Travel zoom

        $299 - $350

        Zoom Has way more more zoom
        Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is much heavier

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

        Travel zoom

        $135 - $180

        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Zoom More zoom
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $205

        Zoom More zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $228 - $249

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $241

        Zoom More zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger

        Canon Digital IXUS 120 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Ultra compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Thickness Slightly thinner
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

        Ultra compact

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Slightly smaller
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Olympus Stylus XZ-10

        Olympus Stylus XZ-10

        Pro digicam

        $176 - $399

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

        Compact

        Screen size Larger screen
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Size Larger
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7

        Sony Cybershot WX7

        Compact

        $176

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Size Slightly larger

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