Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

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Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Canon ELPH 310 HS

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Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.4
Size
Really small
Super compact 95x53x23 mm
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
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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
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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Weight Lighter 140 g vs 161 g
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More than 10% lighter
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $199.00 vs $228.00
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The best price we've seen is $29 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX10

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Aperture Wider aperture f/2.4 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the WX10's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 10 fps vs 8.7 fps
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More than 10% faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 15s
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2x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Size Fairly small Help
              310 HS:96x57x22 mm
              WX10:95x53x23 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              310 HS:Sensor shift, Lens
              WX10:Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $451

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $160

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Size Is slightly smaller
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              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
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $149 - $179

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $130 - $250

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $412

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

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

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX7V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX7v

              Travel zoom

              $160 - $228

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              GPS Has a GPS
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Larger
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $159

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

              Travel zoom

              $215 - $328

              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Screen size Larger screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX1

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX9v

              Travel zoom

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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              Canon ELPH 310 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10
              Canon ELPH 310 HS Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

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