Updated (September, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot S110 vs Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

Canon Powershot S100 vs Casio Exilim ZR15

Winner
Canon Powershot S100

65

Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon Powershot S100

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.0
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
9.6 fps
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
250 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZR15

Size
Really small
Compact 102x59x27 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
325 shots

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Advantages of the Canon S100

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the S100's lens captures much more light (1.2 f-stops)
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
Help
Get that real film feel
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
9.6 fps vs 3 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The S100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.8" 7.5x5.5mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 50% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Casio ZR15

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High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Battery life
Significantly longer battery life
325 shots vs 200 shots
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More than 60% more shots per battery charge
Macro focus
Better macro capability
2 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects more than 30% closer to the lens
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
7x vs 5x
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Around 2x more zoom
Weight
Lighter
176 g vs 198 g
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More than 10% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$128.08 vs $218.00
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The best price we've seen is $90 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.1" vs 1.1"
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Almost the same
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              S100:240 fps
              ZR15:480 fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

              Canon Powershot S100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $399

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $798

              Overall image quality Much better image quality
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $249

              Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
              Sensor size Slightly larger sensor
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot S200

              Canon PowerShot S200

              Pro digicam

              $320

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio EX-ZR20

              Casio EX-ZR20

              Travel zoom

              $184

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

              Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Travel zoom

              $122

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Size Larger
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $159

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

              Travel zoom

              $216

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

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