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

46

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 115 HS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon ELPH 115 HS over the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS.
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS over the Canon ELPH 115 HS.

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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
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
$79.99 vs $159.00
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The best price we've seen is $79 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 HS93x52x22 mm
              ELPH 130 IS95x56x21 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 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
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              0.8 fps
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              115 HS200 shots
              ELPH 130 IS190 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
              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 IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $191

              Wide angle Has a much 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

              $179

              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $95

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $561

              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is much more expensive

              Canon ELPH 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Much thicker
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $115

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

              Compact

              $122

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Larger screen
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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