Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS vs Canon ELPH 320 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Really small
Size
Ultra compact 86x54x20 mm
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 320 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Weight
Light-weight
145 g
Size
Really small
Super compact 94x57x21 mm

differences

Advantages of the Canon 320 HS

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Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.7 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the 320 HS's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Weight
Lighter
145 g vs 163 g
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More than 10% lighter
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 530 HS

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Zoom
More zoom
12x vs 5x
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Around 6x more zoom
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Size
Smaller
86x54x20 mm vs 94x57x21 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Battery life
Longer battery life
190 shots vs 170 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
2.6 fps vs 2 fps
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More than 30% faster continuous shooting
Thickness
Slightly thinner
0.8" vs 0.8"
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Almost the same
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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
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Touch screen Have touch screens Help
              Less buttons
              Size Fairly small Help
              320 HS:94x57x21 mm
              ELPH 530 HS:86x54x20 mm
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              3.2"
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              320 HS:170 shots
              ELPH 530 HS:190 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              320 HS:2 fps
              ELPH 530 HS:2.6 fps
              Focus points Few focus points Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $149

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $150

              Touch screen Doesn't have a touch screen
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $578

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $172 - $180

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $158

              Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $179

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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

              Canon ELPH 530 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $335 - $429

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS Canon ELPH 530 HS
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS Canon ELPH 530 HS

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