Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon ELPH 510 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Canon ELPH 510 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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Canon ELPH 510 HS

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 510 HS

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 14 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 510 HS.
Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon 510 HS

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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 size
Significantly larger screen
3.2" vs 3"
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Around 10% larger screen
Zoom
More zoom
12x vs 5x
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Around 6x more zoom
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1.0 cm vs 3.0 cm
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Focus on subjects 3x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.3 fps vs 2 fps
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More than 60% faster continuous shooting
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Lowest price
Cheaper
$174.50 vs $250.00
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The best price we've seen is $76 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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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/2.7 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the ELPH 110 HS's lens captures slightly more light (0.7 f-stops)
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size
Smaller
93×57×20 mm vs 99×59×22 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
135 g vs 206 g
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More than 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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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
              High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              510 HS99×59×22 mm
              ELPH 110 HS93×57×20 mm
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              510 HS1080p @ 30fps
              ELPH 110 HS1080p @ 24fps
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              510 HS3.2"
              ELPH 110 HS3"
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              510 HS0.9"
              ELPH 110 HS0.8"
              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
              170 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              510 HS3.3 fps
              ELPH 110 HS2 fps
              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

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $169 - $177

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Canon ELPH 115 HS

              Travel zoom

              $128

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $119

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $110

              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $295

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive

              Canon ELPH 510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $130

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

              Travel zoom

              $329 - $350

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $295

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 (IXUS 160)

              Travel zoom

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

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