Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon IXUS 125 HS vs Panasonic Lumix FH10

vs

Canon IXUS 115 HS

60

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
Help
Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
Help
CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability 3 cm vs 4 cm
Help
Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 1.3 fps
Help
More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
Help
Around 90% longer exposures
Canon IXUS 115 HS Learn more about
the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

Report a correction
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
Help
More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.5 vs f/2.8
Help
At its widest zoom, the DMC-FH8's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The DMC-FH8's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 123 g vs 140 g
Help
More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
Help
Almost the same
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Learn more about
the Panasonic DMC-FH8
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Canon IXUS 115 HS Canon IXUS 115 HS 60

vs

63 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        IXUS 115 HS:93x55x19 mm
        DMC-FH8:96x57x19 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Thickness Thin Help
        IXUS 115 HS:0.8"
        DMC-FH8:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        IXUS 115 HS:140 g
        DMC-FH8:123 g
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        IXUS 115 HS:3.4 fps
        DMC-FH8:1.3 fps
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        IXUS 115 HS:4x
        DMC-FH8:5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $300 - $405

        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Slightly wider aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $85

        Weight Slightly lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Canon ELPH 115 HS

        Travel zoom

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

        Compact

        $90 - $115

        Weight Lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

        Canon IXUS 240 HS

        Compact

        $423 - $499

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Size Slightly larger
        Shutter lag More shutter lag

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

        Compact

        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Travel zoom

        $214

        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Ultra compact

        $158

        Size Slightly smaller
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

        Ultra compact

        $78

        Size Smaller
        Lowest price Slightly cheaper
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Thickness Much thicker
        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Panasonic LUMIX DMC-SZ3

        Travel zoom

        $125 - $130

        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen size Smaller screen

        appearance

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8
        Canon IXUS 115 HS
        Canon IXUS 115 HS Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

        discussion

        Showing 0 comments