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Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 8 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS. Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.

differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 110 HS

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Size
Smaller
93x57x20 mm vs 100x55x25 mm
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More than 20% smaller
Weight
Lighter
135 g vs 185 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 1"
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20% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon 500 HS

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.0 vs f/2.7
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At its widest zoom, the 500 HS's lens captures slightly more light (0.9 f-stops)
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
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
3.4 fps vs 2 fps
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70% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Cheaper
$145.00 vs $190.50
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The best price we've seen is $46 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths
High-speed framerate Extremely high speed movies Help
240 fps
Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
For that film look
Aperture Wide aperture Help
ELPH 110 HSf/2.7
500 HSf/2.0
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
1080p @ 24fps
Wide angle Good wide angle Help
24 mm
Size Fairly small Help
ELPH 110 HS93x57x20 mm
500 HS100x55x25 mm
Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
Lens
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
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
ELPH 110 HS2 fps
500 HS3.4 fps
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Zoom Poor zoom Help
ELPH 110 HS5x
500 HS4.4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$149

Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$209 - $225

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$220

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$561

Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$95

Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

Travel zoom

$170 - $180

Zoom Has significantly more zoom
Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$203

Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$109

Battery life Longer battery life
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Movie format Lower resolution movies
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Travel zoom

$175

Battery life Longer battery life
Macro focus Better macro capability
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Movie format Lower resolution movies

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Ultra compact

$110

3D Takes 3D photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon ELPH 510 HS

Canon ELPH 510 HS

Travel zoom

$161

Zoom More zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

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discussion

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