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

Casio Exilim EX-H20g vs Canon ELPH 310 HS

Winner
Casio Exilim EX-H20G

57

Canon ELPH 310 HS

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8.7 fps

differences

Advantages of the Canon 310 HS

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Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
240 fps vs None
Help
Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Size
Significantly smaller
96x57x22 mm vs 103x68x29 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
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
Lens, Sensor shift vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.0 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
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$258.00 vs $301.57
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The best price we've seen is $44 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Casio EX-H20g

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GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              310 HS:8x
              EX-H20g:10x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              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

              $159

              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

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $145

              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
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $205

              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 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom More zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $123

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $161

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Thickness Thicker
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $249

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Casio Exilim EX-H15

              Travel zoom

              Size Smaller
              Weight Lighter
              GPS No built-in GPS

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              Canon ELPH 310 HS Casio Exilim EX-H20G
              Canon ELPH 310 HS Casio Exilim EX-H20G

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