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Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Canon IXUS 115 HS

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
 

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
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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Advantages of the Canon IXUS 115 HS

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 @ 30fps
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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
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 1.3 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Macro focus Slightly better macro capability 3 cm vs 4 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FH8

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.5 vs f/2.8
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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
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The DMC-FH8's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight Lighter 123 g vs 140 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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        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 220 HS

        Canon IXUS 220 HS

        Compact

        Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
        Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen

        Canon IXUS 115 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon IXUS 125 HS

        Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

        Compact

        $300 - $402

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        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 A2400 IS

        Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

        Compact

        $85

        Weight Slightly lighter
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

        Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

        Ultra compact

        Size Slightly smaller
        Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon IXUS 155

        Canon IXUS 155

        Travel zoom

        $166 - $168

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH8 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Panasonic Lumix FS50

        Ultra compact

        $158

        Size Slightly smaller
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS35

        Travel zoom

        $266

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Longest exposure Much longer exposures
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

        Travel zoom

        $344

        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH6

        Compact

        Battery life Slightly longer battery life
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $138

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle

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