Updated (August, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot G16 vs Samsung EX2F

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G15

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.8
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
922k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung EX2F

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/1.4
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1700 ms startup delay
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon PowerShot G15

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The PowerShot G15's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 922k dots vs 614k dots
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More than 50% higher resolution screen
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
Battery life Longer battery life 350 shots vs 260 shots
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More than 30% more shots per battery charge
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Lowest price Cheaper $339.00 vs $402.93
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The best price we've seen is $64 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Samsung EX2F

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Screen type Has an OLED screen OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Aperture Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/1.8
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At its widest zoom, the EX2F 's lens captures much more light (0.7 f-stops)
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO 209 ISO vs 165 ISO
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The EX2F has a slight edge (0.3 f-stops) in low noise, high ISO performance
Overall image quality Better image quality 48.0 vs 46.0
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Almost the same
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
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Almost the same
Size Slightly smaller 111x62x28 mm vs 106x75x40 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.6"
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Around 30% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 319 g vs 352 g
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Around 10% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent pro digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Very wide aperture Help
              PowerShot G15:f/1.8
              EX2F :f/1.4
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              PowerShot G15:1080p @ 24fps
              EX2F :1080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Supports RAW RAW support Help
              Better editing
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              PowerShot G15:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              EX2F :1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              PowerShot G15:$339.00
              EX2F :$402.93
              Color depth Poor color depth Help
              PowerShot G15:19.9 bits
              EX2F :20 bits
              Low light performance Above average noise at high ISO Help
              PowerShot G15:165 ISO
              EX2F :209 ISO
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Overall image quality Low image quality Help
              PowerShot G15:46.0
              EX2F :48.0
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              PowerShot G15:5x
              EX2F :3.3x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              PowerShot G15:15s
              EX2F :30s
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Dynamic range Poor dynamic range Help
              11.5 EV
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              PowerShot G15:1/1.8" 7.4x5.6mm
              EX2F :1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549 - $610

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $548 - $550

              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $398

              Color depth Has slightly more color depth
              3D Captures 3D images
              Thickness Is thicker
              True resolution Takes significantly lower resolution photos
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $359

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Is slightly lighter
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Sensor size Has a slightly larger sensor
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $450

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Color depth Has significantly more color depth
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas

              Canon PowerShot G15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $629

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Color depth Better color depth
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Samsung EX2F Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung TL500

              Samsung TL500

              Pro digicam

              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Shutter lag Less shutter lag
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality

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