Updated (February, 2014): Compare the Canon IXUS 115 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.8
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
 

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
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)
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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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Zoom Slightly more zoom 8x vs 4x
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4x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
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
        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
        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 140 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

        Travel zoom

        $128 - $139

        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Nikon Coolpix S5200

        Digicam

        $89 - $175

        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
        Thickness Is thicker
        Canon PowerShot S120

        Canon PowerShot S120

        Pro digicam

        $449 - $450

        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

        Nikon 1 V1

        Nikon 1 V1

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $315 body only

        Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
        High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Size Much larger
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $250

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Larger
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Fujifilm Finepix X10

        Pro digicam

        $324 - $425

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Size Much larger
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Nikon Coolpix P310

        Nikon Coolpix P310

        Pro digicam

        $370

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Size Significantly larger
        Olympus VR-350

        Olympus VR-350

        Travel zoom

        $125

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        3D Takes 3D photos
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Travel zoom

        $160

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Thicker
        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Travel zoom

        Size Slightly smaller
        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Canon PowerShot A2500

        Compact

        $79 - $126

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Battery life Longer battery life
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

        Travel zoom

        $119 - $128

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Weight Slightly lighter
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $302 - $399

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Zoom Slightly less zoom

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