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"
Light-weight
Weight
141 g
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
 

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
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps

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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W320

Ultra compact

$235

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$335 - $699 body only

$370 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$178 - $347

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Much larger

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$179

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$399

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Fujifilm XQ2

Fujifilm XQ2

Pro digicam

$492

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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