Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 100 HS

60

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Canon ELPH 310 HS

58

Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 100 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact 93x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8.7 fps
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 310 HS

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Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 8.7 fps vs 3.4 fps
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More than 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Zoom Slightly more zoom 8x vs 4x
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4x more zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
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Advantages of the Canon 100 HS

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the 100 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Size Smaller 93x55x19 mm vs 96x57x22 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $179.99 vs $397.00
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The best price we've seen is $217 cheaper (2.2x less)
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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recommendations

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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
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              310 HS:96x57x22 mm
              100 HS:93x55x19 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              310 HS:Lens, Sensor shift
              100 HS:Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              310 HS:0.9"
              100 HS:0.8"
              Weight Light weight Help
              140 g
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $215

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $160 - $250

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $421

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $160 - $175

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

              Travel zoom

              $110 - $180

              Thickness Is thicker
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498 - $548

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180 - $300

              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Zoom More zoom
              Size Significantly larger
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Canon ELPH 100 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $138

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Heavier
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

              Compact

              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $220 - $249

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Shutter lag More shutter lag

              appearance

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              discussion

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