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"
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
 

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
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm

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
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$120 - $159

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$217 - $279

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom Significantly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$165

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Zoom More zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 510 HS

Canon ELPH 510 HS

Travel zoom

$200

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture

discussion

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