Updated (February 2012): Compare the Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 300 HS

56

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3"
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
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 PowerShot SX260 HS.

competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$125 - $149

Zoom Slightly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$404

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX500

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 PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$251 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Battery life Much longer battery life
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS

discussion

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