Casio Exilim ZR15

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Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZR15

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/3.0
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Really small
Size
Compact 102x59x27 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot SX150 IS over the Casio Exilim ZR15.
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Sensor shift, Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 2 cm
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Focus on subjects 2x closer to the lens
Longest exposure
Slightly 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
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
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.0 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the ZR15's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Battery life
Much longer battery life
325 shots vs 110 shots
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Around 3x more shots per battery charge
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Size
Smaller
102x59x27 mm vs 113x73x46 mm
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2.3x smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ZR15's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Weight
Lighter
176 g vs 306 g
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More than 40% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
3 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.8"
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More than 40% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$118.00 vs $191.09
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The best price we've seen is $73 cheaper (around 40% less)
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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

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX150 IS:0.9 fps
              ZR15:3 fps
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX150 IS:12x
              ZR15:7x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $244 - $400

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $120 - $225

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $155

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $195 - $246

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $399

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio EX-ZR20

              Casio EX-ZR20

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Casio QV-R200

              Casio QV-R200

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Compact

              $1,187

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $158

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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