Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS vs Nikon Coolpix S9300

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Size
Really small
Compact 106x61x33 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix S9100

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Battery life
Great battery life
270 shots
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon SX240 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Zoom More zoom 20x vs 18x
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More than 20% more zoom
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Size Smaller 106x61x33 mm vs 105x62x35 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.3" vs 1.4"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 1s
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15x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Nikon S9100

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 921k dots vs 461k dots
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Around 2x higher resolution screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 9.5 fps vs 2.4 fps
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Around 4x faster continuous shooting
Battery life Longer battery life 270 shots vs 230 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
Macro focus Better macro capability 4 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 20% closer to the lens
Weight Slightly lighter 214 g vs 224 g
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Almost the same
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $219.00 vs $250.62
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The best price we've seen is $32 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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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
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              SX240 HS:20x
              S9100:18x
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SX240 HS:1.3"
              S9100:1.4"
              Weight Heavy Help
              SX240 HS:224 g
              S9100:214 g
              Size Large Help
              SX240 HS:106x61x33 mm
              S9100:105x62x35 mm
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.5

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

              Travel zoom

              $184 - $213

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $203

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $224

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              3D Captures 3D images
              High-speed framerate Records less high-speed movies
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              Size Is slightly smaller
              3D Captures 3D images
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $359

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Zoom Has much less zoom

              Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Slightly smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $184

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Nikon Coolpix S9100 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Nikon Coolpix S8100

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
              Zoom Significantly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Nikon Coolpix S9500

              Travel zoom

              $175

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Nikon Coolpix S8200

              Travel zoom

              $259

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Zoom Less zoom

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