Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS vs Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

vs

Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 500 HS

     

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Really small
Size
Super compact 93x57x20 mm
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
135 g
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
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

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
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 slightly faster
3.4 fps vs 2 fps
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70% faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$140.62 vs $198.95
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The best price we've seen is $58 cheaper (around 30% less)
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the 500 HS.

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
Aperture Wide aperture Help
ELPH 110 HS:f/2.7
500 HS:f/2.0
High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
240 fps
Size Fairly small Help
ELPH 110 HS:93x57x20 mm
500 HS:100x55x25 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
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
ELPH 110 HS:2 fps
500 HS:3.4 fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
ELPH 110 HS:5x
500 HS:4.4x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$159

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$100 - $250

Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 520 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Ultra compact

$150 - $189

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Aperture Has a much narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$229

Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$170 - $240

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$218 - $400

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon ELPH 530 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Ultra compact

$152 - $289

Zoom Has slightly more zoom
Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
Weight Is slightly heavier
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

Travel zoom

$109 - $160

Zoom More zoom
Battery life Longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Travel zoom

$115

Battery life Longer battery life
Macro focus Better macro capability
Supports 24p No 24p support
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Travel zoom

$129 - $198

Zoom More zoom
Battery life Much longer battery life
Size Much larger
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$562

Zoom More zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Larger

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon ELPH 510 HS

Canon ELPH 510 HS

Travel zoom

$125 - $200

Zoom More zoom
Macro focus Better macro capability
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Pro digicam

$131

Size Slightly smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Touch screen No touch screen

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