Updated (February, 2014): Compare the Canon IXUS 115 HS vs Canon IXUS 150

Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

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 IXUS 115 HS.
 

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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps
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Shoots higher 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
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the IXUS 115 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The IXUS 115 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.4 fps vs 0.8 fps
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More than 4x faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
93x55x19 mm vs 95x56x21 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 130 IS

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Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
8x vs 4x
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4x more zoom
Weight
Slightly lighter
133 g vs 140 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              IXUS 115 HS:93x55x19 mm
              ELPH 130 IS:95x56x21 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              IXUS 115 HS:140 g
              ELPH 130 IS:133 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              IXUS 115 HS:3.4 fps
              ELPH 130 IS:0.8 fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179 - $249

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $145

              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $180 - $225

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $391 - $399

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $620

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Nikon Coolpix L25

              Compact

              $100

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $399

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $347

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Significantly larger

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $141

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $95 - $266

              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $150 - $189

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Heavier

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