Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1700 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
310 ms shutter lag
Battery life
Great battery life
360 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 

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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
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 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
Much 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
Slightly 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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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              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 S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $326 - $399

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $170 - $190

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

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W120

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Sony DSC WX100

              Sony DSC WX100

              Travel zoom

              $185

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $300

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Sony Cybershot WX60

              Travel zoom

              $139

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90

              Compact

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Longest exposure Significantly shorter max exposures

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