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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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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)
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
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SX150 IS:$100.00
              ZR15:$106.54
              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
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX150 IS:12x
              ZR15:7x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $200

              Aperture Has a slightly 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 SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $350

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $248

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

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $244

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $275 - $300

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

              Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

              Compact

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $164

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

              Casio Exilim ZR-200

              Travel zoom

              $238

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Lowest price More expensive
              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Travel zoom

              $145

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $349

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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