Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 310 HS vs Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Canon ELPH 310 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 300 HS

50

Canon ELPH 310 HS

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8.7 fps
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon ELPH 310 HS.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 300 HS.

competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$229

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$119

Zoom More zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Travel zoom

$190 - $199

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$100

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$209

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$119

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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Avatar for Tirah Misu Tirah Misu (7:51 AM, January 09, 2012)
i have the 300HS and i think you should keep it instead.  the 24mm is better than 28mm on the 310.  also aperture of f 2.7 is better than f 3.0 on 310.  the 300 is cheaper too!
 
Avatar for DL DL (5:14 PM, January 02, 2012)
Help! I have both the 310 and 300 and must return one today. I'm hard on equipment and am traveling, want sturdy with great image potential (the film part isn't that interesting to me).