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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 510 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 
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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 Larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 520 HS

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Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Size Smaller 87x54x19 mm vs 99x59x22 mm
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More than 30% smaller
Weight Lighter 155 g vs 206 g
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More than 20% lighter
Battery life Slightly longer battery life 190 shots vs 170 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Thickness Thinner 0.7" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent travel zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              510 HS:99x59x22 mm
              ELPH 520 HS:87x54x19 mm
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              510 HS:0.9"
              ELPH 520 HS:0.7"
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              510 HS:170 shots
              ELPH 520 HS:190 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              510 HS:3.3 fps
              ELPH 520 HS:2.8 fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.4

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Zoom Poor zoom Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 530 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

              Ultra compact

              $172

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $211

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $220

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Size Is slightly larger
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $197

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon ELPH 510 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              No significant competitors found that are specific to the Canon ELPH 510 HS.

              Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $108

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $159 - $250

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Zoom Less zoom
              Size Larger

              appearance

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              Canon ELPH 510 HS Canon ELPH 520 HS
              Canon ELPH 510 HS Canon ELPH 520 HS

              discussion

              Canon ELPH 510 HS
              ELPH 510 HS
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              Canon ELPH 520 HS
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