Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 500 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S9100

Canon ELPH 500 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S9100

Canon ELPH 500 HS
Nikon Coolpix S9100

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Really small
Size
Compact (101×55×25 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
9.5 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix S9100.

competitors

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$275

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Ultra compact

$189

Size Significantly smaller
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$174

Size Smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Narrower aperture

Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$160 - $227

Size Significantly smaller
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S9900

Nikon Coolpix S9900

Travel zoom

$249

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S9200

Nikon Coolpix S9200

Travel zoom

$300

3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

discussion

Canon ELPH 500 HS
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