Casio Exilim ZR15 vs 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 (102×59×27 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.

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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX150 IS

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Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 2.0 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
Battery life
Much longer battery life
325 shots vs 110 shots
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Around 3x more shots per battery charge
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the ZR15's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
102×59×27 mm vs 113×73×46 mm
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2.3x smaller
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3 fps vs 0.9 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The ZR15's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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
Slightly cheaper
$134.78 vs $169.99
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The best price we've seen is $35 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SX150 IS0.9 fps
              ZR153 fps
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              SX150 IS1,600 ISO
              ZR153,200 ISO
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $119

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Screen size Has a significantly smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot SX150 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $180

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Weight Slightly lighter
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $150

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Size Larger
              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $202

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $349

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $750 body only

              $1,049 with 18-135mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Nikon Coolpix S6900

              Travel zoom

              $170 - $200

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
              Sony Alpha A5100

              Sony Alpha A5100

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $448 - $548 body only

              $550 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Fujifilm X-A2

              Fujifilm X-A2

              Boutique

              $549 - $550

              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Size Larger

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