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

50

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 115 HS

Great macro
Macro focus
1.0 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

galleries

Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 115 HS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 115 HS

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Size
Slightly smaller
93×52×22 mm vs 95×56×21 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
$126.99 vs $236.63
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The best price we've seen is $110 cheaper (around 50% 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 HS93×52×22 mm
              ELPH 130 IS95×56×21 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1.0 cm
              Weight Light weight Help
              133 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              115 HS0.9"
              ELPH 130 IS0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              115 HS200 shots
              ELPH 130 IS190 shots
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              1,600 ISO
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 25fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              8x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $188

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $167

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $144

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $223

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

              Canon ELPH 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Battery life Shorter battery life

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $586

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability

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