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

62

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
Light-weight
Weight
141 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
Size
Really small
Compact (106×61×33 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Travel zoom

$90 - $109

Zoom Much more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Ultra compact

$283

Weight Lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Pro digicam

$798 - $829

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Zoom Much less zoom

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Travel zoom

$151

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Zoom Much less zoom
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$379

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Zoom Much less zoom
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$315

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

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