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

Canon ELPH 320 HS

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 320 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
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

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
360 ms shutter lag
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 320 HS

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Screen size Much 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
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $147.47 vs $175.00
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The best price we've seen is $28 cheaper (around 20% less)
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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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recommendations

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
              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"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              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
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Canon ELPH 330 HS

              Travel zoom

              $160

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $187

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $174

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $120

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

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $109 - $117

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $213

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

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS Competitors

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

              Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon ELPH 300 HS.

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              discussion

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              ELPH 320 HS
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