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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S6300

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon IXUS 125 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the IXUS 125 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.5 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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 93x57x20 mm vs 94x58x26 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Thickness Thinner 0.8" vs 1"
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More than 20% thinner
Weight Lighter 135 g vs 160 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $108.37 vs $229.00
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The best price we've seen is $121 cheaper (2.1x less)
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Advantages of the Nikon S6300

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 5x
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4x more zoom
Battery life Longer battery life 230 shots vs 170 shots
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Around 40% more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6 fps vs 2 fps
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3x faster continuous shooting
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Canon IXUS 265 HS

              Travel zoom

              $186

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 155

              Canon IXUS 155

              Travel zoom

              $129

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87 - $97

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Movie format Records lower quality movies
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $180

              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $165 - $227

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon IXUS 125 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 240 HS

              Canon IXUS 240 HS

              Compact

              $266

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

              Travel zoom

              $112

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon IXUS 500 HS

              Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS

              Ultra compact

              $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $249

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $225

              Zoom More zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Larger

              Nikon Coolpix S6300 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $84 - $440

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $435

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen size Larger screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $139 - $147

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Nikon Coolpix S6200

              Travel zoom

              $105

              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $118 - $128

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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