Updated (February, 2014): Compare the Canon ELPH 115 HS vs Canon IXUS 150

Canon ELPH 115 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Winner
Canon ELPH 115 HS

49

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 115 HS

Really small
Size
Super compact 93x52x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
133 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x56x21 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Weight
Light-weight
133 g

differences

Advantages of the Canon 115 HS

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Size
Slightly smaller
93x52x22 mm vs 95x56x21 mm
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Almost the same
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
200 shots vs 190 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
Lowest price
Cheaper
$109.95 vs $159.00
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The best price we've seen is $49 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 130 IS

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Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Almost the same
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              115 HS:93x52x22 mm
              ELPH 130 IS:95x56x21 mm
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Weight Light weight Help
              133 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              115 HS:0.9"
              ELPH 130 IS:0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              115 HS:200 shots
              ELPH 130 IS:190 shots
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $89 - $140

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon ELPH 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $123

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $122

              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

              Compact

              $268

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

              Travel zoom

              $262

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Nikon Coolpix AW100

              Waterproof

              $239

              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $583

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Lowest price Much more expensive
              Size Slightly larger
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $429 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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