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

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

differences

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
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
$122.67 vs $191.29
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The best price we've seen is $69 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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX150 IS:1,600 ISO
              ZR15:3,200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
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              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

              $125 - $198

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $119 - $164

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              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 SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $179

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $270

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Nikon Coolpix P340

              Pro digicam

              $347

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

              Compact

              $139

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Compact

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $332 - $399

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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