Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

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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 Cyber-shot WX50

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.6
Light sensitivity
High ISO
12,800 ISO
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 310 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.0"
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
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
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
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
Macro focus Better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Zoom Slightly more zoom 8x vs 5x
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More than 2.5x more zoom
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Sony WX50

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The WX50's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.6 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the WX50's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Wide angle Better wide angle 25 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Size Smaller 92x52x19 mm vs 96x57x22 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Battery life Longer battery life 240 shots vs 210 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Weight Lighter 117 g vs 140 g
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Around 20% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
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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        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Size Fairly small Help
        310 HS:96x57x22 mm
        WX50:92x52x19 mm
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        310 HS:Sensor shift, Lens
        WX50:Lens
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Thickness Thin Help
        310 HS:0.9"
        WX50:0.7"
        Weight Light weight Help
        310 HS:140 g
        WX50:117 g
        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

        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $115

        Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Sony Cybershot DSC-WX200

        Travel zoom

        $338

        Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Nikon Coolpix S6300

        Travel zoom

        $164 - $197

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon ELPH 310 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        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

        $160 - $250

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Continuous shooting Shoots slower
        Macro focus Worse macro capability
        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

        Digicam

        $248 - $300

        Size Much larger
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        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 IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $407

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

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

        Ultra compact

        $100 - $170

        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Sony Cybershot WX60

        Sony Cybershot WX60

        Travel zoom

        $215

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

        Travel zoom

        $118 - $129

        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Lowest price Cheaper
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

        Travel zoom

        $280

        Screen size Larger screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Sony DSC WX100

        Sony DSC WX100

        Travel zoom

        $220

        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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        Canon ELPH 310 HS Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
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