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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim ZR15

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Size
Really small
Compact 102x59x27 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

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.
 
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Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens, Sensor shift 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)
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
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 $106.54 vs $190.69
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The best price we've seen is $84 cheaper (more than 40% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

              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

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $150 - $225

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $186

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 body only

              $598 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Sony Alpha A5000

              Sony Alpha A5000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $398 - $410 with 16-50mm lens

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $155

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $249 - $349

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Samsung DV150F

              Samsung DV150F

              Ultra compact

              $110 - $200

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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