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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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 510 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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
Zoom
More zoom
12x vs 5x
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Around 6x more zoom
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Macro focus
Better macro capability
1 cm vs 3 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
$166.00 vs $249.88
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The best price we've seen is $84 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
Significantly 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
93x57x20 mm vs 99x59x22 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 HS99x59x22 mm
              ELPH 110 HS93x57x20 mm
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              510 HS1080p @ 30fps
              ELPH 110 HS1080p @ 24fps
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              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

              $159 - $163

              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 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $223

              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

              $120

              Wide angle Has a much narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $129

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $588

              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 ELPH 500 HS

              Canon ELPH 500 HS

              Pro digicam

              $145

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

              Ultra compact

              $398

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive

              Canon ELPH 510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D5100

              Nikon D5100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $354 body only

              $591 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $180

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Smaller
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $627 - $1,550 body only

              $400 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 body only

              $399 - $400 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $279 - $547 body only

              $447 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Size Much larger
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $249

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $183

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Size Slightly smaller
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $218

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Size Significantly larger
              Weight Significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS (IXUS 275 HS)

              Travel zoom

              GPS Has a GPS
              Zoom More zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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