Casio Exilim ZR15 vs Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

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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

Thickness
Thin
1.8"

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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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2500s vs 1/2000s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$130.00 vs $176.69
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The best price we've seen is $47 cheaper (around 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS$176.69
              ZR15$130.00
              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              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
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX150 IS12x
              ZR157x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $134

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $286

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

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $209

              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $309 - $430

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Screen size Smaller screen

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

              Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

              Compact

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Samsung NX Mini

              Samsung NX Mini

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $371 body only

              $348 - $439 with 9-27mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Casio QV-R200

              Casio QV-R200

              Compact

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $143

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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