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Casio Exilim EX-H30

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H30

Size
Really small
Compact 104x58x27 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
Differences | Recommendations | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720 x 1280 @ 24fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video at a higher frame rate
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
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
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Sensor shift, Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom Slightly more zoom 14x vs 12.5x
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Around 30% more zoom
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $205.98 vs $249.00
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The best price we've seen is $43 cheaper (around 20% less)
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Advantages of the Casio EX-H30

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Size Smaller 104x58x27 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the EX-H30's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SX230 HS:14x
              EX-H30:12.5x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $180 - $220

              Size Is significantly smaller
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

              Panasonic Lumix ZS20

              Travel zoom

              $162 - $798

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $320

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $292 - $300

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $240

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $368

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $269

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Casio Exilim EX-H30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H50

              Super zoom

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Zoom More zoom
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

              Ultra compact

              $320

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $108 - $180

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Smaller
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture

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              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Casio Exilim EX-H30
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