Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Konica Minolta DiMAGE X31

Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
Size
Really small
Super compact 96x57x22 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X31

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X31 over the Canon ELPH 310 HS.
 
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Advantages of the Canon 310 HS

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Screen size Much larger screen 3.0" vs 1.5"
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2x larger screen
Wide angle Much better wide angle 28 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 20% better wide angle
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens, Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
True resolution Much higher true resolution 9.8 MP vs 3.1 MP
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Capture more than 3x more detail in your photos
Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 76k dots
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More than 6x higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/3.2" 4.5x3.4mm
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More than 80% larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 200 ISO
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The 310 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Zoom More zoom 8x vs 3x
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More than 7x more zoom
Size Smaller 96x57x22 mm vs 86x67x24 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 165 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Konica Minolta X31

Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the X31's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
        310 HS:28 mm
        X31:36 mm

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $200 - $300

        Zoom Has much more zoom
        Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $138 - $250

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $165

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $187

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $200

        Zoom Significantly more zoom
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Size Much larger
        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Travel zoom

        $197

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

        Konica Minolta DiMAGE X31 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

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        Konica Minolta DiMAGE Xg

        Compact

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Significantly worse macro capability
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Fujifilm FinePix x20

        Pro digicam

        $499

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Autofocus Faster autofocus
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker
        Olympus Stylus 9000

        Olympus Stylus 9000

        Travel zoom

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Olympus VG-145

        Olympus VG-145

        Digicam

        Screen size Much larger screen
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH5

        Ultra compact

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture

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