Canon ELPH 100 HS (IXUS 115 HS)

Announced Feb 7, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 112 mm (4×)
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All I need is a basic P&S. But I'd like decent image quality. I've tried/had a few and the ELPH 100 HS is attractive for its size but I've found one major drawback on the IQ front: it always selects the maximum aperture available. This means depth of field is always limited. On my Fuji F10, as an example, the camera would select a midway F stop in most situations as long as it could assure a shutter speed of 1/100 or higher. And if I chose Landscape mode it would stop down as far as it ...

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Henk van der Laan
 
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This is my fourth compact .. and the cheapest ( E100 ). It seems to be an entry model and looks and feels like it. In the range ixus 40 / 50 / 75 I've owned it is still using the same battery. Build quality is quite poor compared to those. But as it is my everday backpack-cam I does allright. Image quality is decent but not spectacular. It is the kind of camera you take along in situations where you might expect it to get damaged or lost. It offers clear benefits over cameraphones. Comparing ...

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