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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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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differences

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
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)
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
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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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        IXUS 115 HS:93x55x19 mm
        ELPH 130 IS:95x56x21 mm
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        IXUS 115 HS:140 g
        ELPH 130 IS:133 g
        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 ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $214

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $130

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $162

        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $447 - $449

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

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Casio Exilim EX-Z90

        Casio Exilim EX-Z90

        Ultra compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Weight Lighter
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Pro digicam

        $464

        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        Size Much larger
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Kodak PixPro FZ151

        Kodak PixPro FZ151

        Travel zoom

        $103 - $109

        Zoom More zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Size Significantly larger
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $213 - $249

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Size Larger
        Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Nikon Coolpix P330

        Pro digicam

        $295

        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 135

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

        Travel zoom

        $99 - $151

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Travel zoom

        Size Slightly smaller
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W710

        Compact

        $169

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $94 - $99

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom

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