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

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Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3"
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Battery life
Great battery life
360 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Longest exposure
Long exposures
30 seconds

Items often bought with the Canon 330 HS or Sony DSC-W100

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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
Screen size
Much larger screen
3" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 6.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 6x closer to the lens
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
461k dots vs 115k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
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 4.7 f-stops better
Zoom
More zoom
10x vs 3x
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More than 11x more zoom
Size
Smaller
97×56×23 mm vs 94×61×25 mm
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More than 10% smaller
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.7 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$232.00 vs $299.00
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The best price we've seen is $67 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
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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" 7.18x5.32mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm
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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 HS97×56×23 mm
              DSC-W10094×61×25 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              330 HS0.9"
              DSC-W1001"
              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 ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $289

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $352

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $314 - $349

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $110

              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 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $295

              Image stabilization Has image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens

              Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $175

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Battery life Longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Size Much larger
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 body only

              $589 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Samsung WB110

              Samsung WB110

              Super zoom

              $223

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77

              Ultra compact

              $260

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $539 - $549 body only

              $593 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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