Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

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Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact 96x57x22 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.9"
 
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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
Size Significantly smaller 96x57x22 mm vs 105x58x33 mm
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More than 40% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.0 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the 310 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.3 f-stops)
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Weight Significantly lighter 140 g vs 219 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.9" vs 1.3"
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More than 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 310 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 240 fps vs 220 fps
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Around 10% higher fps
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-ZS10

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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
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Zoom More zoom 16x vs 8x
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4x more zoom
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Longest exposure Much longer exposures 60s vs 15s
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4x longer exposures
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8.7 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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Canon ELPH 310 HS Canon ELPH 310 HS 55

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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
        310 HS:240 fps
        DMC-ZS10:220 fps
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity

        Compared to recent travel zooms

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

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

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $235

        Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

        Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $206

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $169 - $250

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Digicam

        $180 - $249

        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $200

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Macro focus Worse macro capability

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

        Panasonic Lumix ZS20

        Travel zoom

        $300 - $399

        Zoom More zoom
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Panasonic Lumix ZS25

        Travel zoom

        $190 - $240

        Zoom More zoom
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        GPS No built-in GPS
        Touch screen No touch screen
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

        Travel zoom

        $471 - $484

        Zoom Much more zoom
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Touch screen No touch screen
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Panasonic Lumix ZS30

        Travel zoom

        $269 - $319

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Longest exposure Much shorter max exposures
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7

        Travel zoom

        $599

        3D Doesn't take 3D photos
        Touch screen No touch screen

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