Casio Exilim ZR15 vs Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZR15

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm

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Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$88.96 vs $141.42
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The best price we've seen is $52 cheaper (around 40% less)
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Advantages of the Casio ZR15

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High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
480 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
Battery life
Much longer battery life
325 shots vs 110 shots
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Around 3x more shots per battery charge
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the ZR15's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
102×59×27 mm vs 113×73×46 mm
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2.3x smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ZR15's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Weight
Lighter
176 g vs 306 g
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More than 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.8"
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More than 40% thinner
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS$88.96
              ZR15$141.42
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX150 IS0.9 fps
              ZR153 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX150 IS1,600 ISO
              ZR153,200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $215

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $616

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $266

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $205

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Significantly larger

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $197

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim ZR800

              Casio Exilim ZR800

              Travel zoom

              $160

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $207

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $170

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Sony Alpha A5100

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 body only

              $598 with 16-50mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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