Casio Exilim ZR15

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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

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift, Lens
 
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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)
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
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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
        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 Significantly longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

        Travel zoom

        $150 - $248

        Battery life Much longer battery life
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

        Super zoom

        $399 - $400

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Supports 24p Supports 24p
        Size Significantly larger
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Fujifilm FinePix S2950

        Super zoom

        $300

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Larger
        Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $184

        Lowest price More expensive

        Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony NEX-5N

        Sony NEX-5N

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $890 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        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-TR15

        Casio Exilim EX-TR15

        Compact

        $1,065

        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
        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

        Waterproof

        $448

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen type Has an OLED screen
        High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Casio Exilim EX-TR10

        Casio Exilim EX-TR10

        Compact

        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

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