Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
Canon ELPH 500 HS

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 500 HS

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 300 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 500 HS.

competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$229

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$119

Zoom More zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Travel zoom

$190 - $199

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$428

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II

Super zoom

$1,150 - $1,198

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$160 - $227

Zoom More zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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