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

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
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 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3

Travel zoom

$133

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Travel zoom

$99 - $119

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$329

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$249

Size Significantly smaller
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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