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

Sony Cybershot WX10

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

59

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Canon ELPH 310 HS

55

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

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

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
 

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
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
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
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Advantages of the Sony WX10

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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)
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
              Size Fairly small Help
              310 HS:96x57x22 mm
              WX10:95x53x23 mm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              310 HS:Lens, Sensor shift
              WX10:Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $244

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

              Travel zoom

              $279 - $383

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much 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
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Lowest price Slightly cheaper
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              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

              $180

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $182

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $130 - $148

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Slightly smaller
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $148

              Screen size Larger screen
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $150 - $197

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Nikon Coolpix S3600

              Travel zoom

              $87

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Weight Lighter
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $200

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen

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