Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Casio Exilim EX-ZR15

Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 vs Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Winner
Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

42

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
480 fps
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
40 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.
Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10.

differences

Advantages of the Canon SX230 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
vs
  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Zoom
More zoom
14x vs 7x
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4x more zoom
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
Help
Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Macro focus
Better macro capability
5.0 cm vs 7.0 cm
Help
Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/3200s vs 1/2000s
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Around 40% 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 EX-ZR10

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Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
40 fps vs 3.2 fps
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Around 12.5x faster continuous shooting
High-speed framerate
Higher speed movies
480 fps vs 240 fps
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2x higher fps
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size
Smaller
102×69×27 mm vs 106×59×33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/3 vs f/3.1
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Almost the same
Thickness
Thinner
1.1" vs 1.3"
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Around 20% thinner
Weight
Lighter
176 g vs 215 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price
Cheaper
$143.45 vs $229.88
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The best price we've seen is $86 cheaper (around 40% less)
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recommendations

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

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              SX230 HS240 fps
              EX-ZR10480 fps
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 30fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
              SX230 HS5.0 cm
              EX-ZR107.0 cm
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $325

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a much wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $234 - $244

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $280

              Zoom Much more zoom
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $283

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $379

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $467

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Weight Heavier
              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Compact

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Casio EX-ZR20

              Casio EX-ZR20

              Travel zoom

              $165

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Casio Exilim ZR400

              Travel zoom

              $126

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Pentax Optio RZ10

              Pentax Optio RZ10

              Travel zoom

              $112

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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              discussion

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