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

Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
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
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

$349

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$447

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$160

Screen size Much larger screen
Lowest price Cheaper
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$679 - $690

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$249 - $250

Zoom Much more zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Pro digicam

Size Smaller
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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