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

59

Canon ELPH 310 HS

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-H20g

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
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

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Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon ELPH 310 HS.
Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Casio Exilim EX-H20G.

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
Size
Significantly smaller
96×57×22 mm vs 103×68×29 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
vs
  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
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3"
              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
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths

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

              Common Weaknesses
              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

              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

              Travel zoom

              $230

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Fastest shutter speed Has a faster max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $250

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $167

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              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
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Size Slightly smaller
              Battery life Slightly longer battery life
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger

              Casio Exilim EX-H20G Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim EX-H10

              Casio Exilim EX-H10

              Travel zoom

              $329

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $259

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Casio Exilim EX-ZS100

              Travel zoom

              $116

              Size Smaller
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              GPS No built-in GPS
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot G12

              Canon PowerShot G12

              Pro digicam

              $971

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $189

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

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