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

Sony Cybershot WX10 vs Canon ELPH 310 HS

Winner
Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10

57

Canon ELPH 310 HS

52

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Cybershot WX10

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.4
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
10 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens, Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8.7 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Canon ELPH 310 HS. Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 310 HS

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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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 5.0 cm
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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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$258.00 vs $289.00
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The best price we've seen is $31 cheaper (more than 10% less)
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Advantages of the Sony WX10

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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
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.4 vs f/3
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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
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 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 HS96x57x22 mm
              WX1095x53x23 mm
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              310 HS1080p @ 30fps
              WX101080p @ 60fps
              Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
              310 HS8.7 fps
              WX1010 fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              310 HSLens, Sensor shift
              WX10Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              3,200 ISO

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

              Travel zoom

              $168

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $237

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

              Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $238

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $165 - $170

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Zoom 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

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              GPS Has a GPS
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

              Digicam

              $180

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Much larger
              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 Worse macro capability

              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Nikon Coolpix S5300

              Compact

              $169

              Screen size Larger screen
              Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
              Aperture Much narrower aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-WX9

              Sony Cybershot WX9

              Compact

              $295

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Samsung ST76

              Samsung ST ST76

              Digicam

              $170

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

              Sony Cyber-shot WX50

              Ultra compact

              $194

              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

              Ultra compact

              $78

              Size Significantly smaller
              Weight Lighter
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

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