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

58

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

40

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

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
Screen size
Large screen
3"
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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

$119

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$109

Zoom More zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Travel zoom

$159

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

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$265 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$265

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$197

Size Smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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