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Advantages of the Canon S110

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size
Slightly smaller
99×59×27 mm vs 100×59×29 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$379.00 vs $887.06
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The best price we've seen is $508 cheaper (2.3x less)
Weight
Lighter
198 g vs 217 g
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Around 10% lighter
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.1"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon S120

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Screen resolution
Significantly higher resolution screen
922k dots vs 461k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2
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At its widest zoom, the S120's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Battery life
Longer battery life
230 shots vs 200 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              S110f/2
              S120f/1.8
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Fewer buttons
              Wide angle Good wide angle Help
              24 mm
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              S1101080p @ 24fps
              S1201080p @ 60fps
              Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              S110200 shots
              S120230 shots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              5x

              Compared to recent pro digicams

              Common Strengths
              Built-in flash Built-in flashes Help
              Usually standard
              Size Very small Help
              S11099×59×27 mm
              S120100×59×29 mm
              Thickness Very thin Help
              1.1"
              Weight Very light Help
              S110198 g
              S120217 g
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              15 seconds
              Screen type No OLED screens Help
              LCD
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              S11010 fps
              S1209.4 fps
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              12 MP
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              S1101080p @ 24fps
              S1201080p @ 60fps
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              12,800 ISO
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              S1101/1.8" 7.44x5.58mm
              S1201/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm

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