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

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Canon ELPH 500 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
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
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

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX150

Travel zoom

Screen size Much larger screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

Screen size Much larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly larger
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

Travel zoom

$348

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

Canon ELPH 500 HS Competitors

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Fujifilm XQ2

Pro digicam

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Canon IXUS 132

Travel zoom

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$199

Zoom More zoom
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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