Updated (February, 2012): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS vs Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

65

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

63

Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 320 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 320 HS

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Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.2" vs 2.7"
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Around 20% larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
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Advantages of the Canon 300 HS

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Size Slightly smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 94x57x21 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 3.4 fps vs 2 fps
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70% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.8" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
        Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
        For that film look
        Aperture Wide aperture Help
        f/2.7
        Size Fairly small Help
        320 HS:94x57x21 mm
        300 HS:92x55x19 mm
        High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
        240 fps
        Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
        Lens
        Sensor type Better sensor types Help
        Better in low light
        Thickness Thin Help
        0.8"
        Weight Light weight Help
        320 HS:145 g
        300 HS:141 g
        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        320 HS:2 fps
        300 HS:3.4 fps
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $115

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Canon IXUS 255 HS

        Travel zoom

        $407

        Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
        Size Is slightly larger
        Canon ELPH 310 HS

        Canon ELPH 310 HS

        Travel zoom

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon ELPH 530 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

        Ultra compact

        $150

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $160 - $175

        Zoom Has slightly more zoom
        Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS.

        Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 500 HS

        Canon ELPH 500 HS

        Pro digicam

        $138

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier

        appearance

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        discussion

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        ELPH 320 HS
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