Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Casio Exilim EX-H20G

Casio Exilim EX-H20g vs Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact (96×57×22 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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differences

Advantages of the Canon 310 HS

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size
Significantly smaller
96×57×22 mm vs 103×68×29 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3 vs f/3.2
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At its widest zoom, the 310 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Weight
Significantly lighter
140 g vs 216 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 1.1"
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More than 20% thinner
Lowest price
Cheaper
$295.00 vs $464.17
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The best price we've seen is $169 cheaper (around 40% less)
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
10x vs 8x
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Around 60% more zoom
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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

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              310 HS$295.00
              EX-H20g$464.17
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              310 HS8x
              EX-H20g10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $282

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $130

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

              Travel zoom

              $252

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $177 - $179

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS (IXUS 170)

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $987

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $197

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Canon EOS Rebel T6i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $749 - $750 body only

              $1,049 with 18-135mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Olympus Stylus Tough TG-2 iHS

              Waterproof

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon Powershot SX40

              Canon Powershot SX40

              Super zoom

              $348

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Much larger
              GPS No built-in GPS

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