Canon ELPH 330 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Winner
Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
310 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
360 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 330 HS. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 330 HS

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 38 mm
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Around 40% better wide angle
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 115k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 6 cm
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Focus on subjects 6x closer to the lens
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,250 ISO
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The 330 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2.4 f-stops better
Zoom
More zoom
10x vs 3x
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More than 11x more zoom
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Size
Smaller
97x56x23 mm vs 94x61x25 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight
Lighter
144 g vs 192 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Sony DSC-W100

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
360 shots vs 200 shots
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80% more shots per battery charge
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the DSC-W100's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.2x5.3mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 40% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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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
              Size Fairly small Help
              330 HS97x56x23 mm
              DSC-W10094x61x25 mm
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $229

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $115

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

              Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $148

              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $274

              Zoom More zoom
              GPS Has a GPS
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $214

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $209 - $226

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W7

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W7

              Compact

              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $129

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Much more zoom
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55

              Compact

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Sony Cybershot DSC-W550

              Compact

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Viewfinder No viewfinder
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II

              Pro digicam

              $648

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger
              Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

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