Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 310 HS vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS vs Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact (96×57×22 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
Weight
Light-weight
140 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/2000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon ELPH 310 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.

competitors

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$319

Size Smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900

Travel zoom

$299 - $397

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Much more zoom
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Pro digicam

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Smaller
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$251

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Compact

$240

Aperture Wider aperture
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Digicam

$95 - $99

Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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