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

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
480 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
40 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Thickness
Thin
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
 
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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
Zoom More zoom 14x vs 7x
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4x more zoom
GPS Has a GPS Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Sensor shift, Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Macro focus Better macro capability 5 cm vs 7 cm
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Focus on subjects around 30% closer to the lens
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
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Smaller 102x69x27 mm vs 106x59x33 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Aperture Slightly wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.1
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At its widest zoom, the EX-ZR10's lens captures marginally more light (0.1 f-stops)
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 Slightly cheaper $164.46 vs $189.00
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The best price we've seen is $25 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              SX230 HS:240 fps
              EX-ZR10:480 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Size Large Help
              SX230 HS:106x59x33 mm
              EX-ZR10:102x69x27 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $149 - $179

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Size Is significantly smaller
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $309 - $337

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Sensor size Has a marginally larger sensor
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $280

              Zoom More zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

              Travel zoom

              $484 - $532

              Size Slightly smaller
              Thickness Slightly thinner
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $299 - $300

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

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $265

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Weight Heavier
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Casio Exilim EX-FS10

              Casio Exilim EX-FS10

              Compact

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Casio Exilim EX-TR10

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Casio Exilim EX-FC150

              Compact

              $900

              High-speed framerate Higher speed movies
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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