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

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
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

Zoom
Great zoom
20x
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/3200 of a second
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 IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$418

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Travel zoom

$119

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$499

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Panasonic Lumix ZS25

Travel zoom

Size Smaller
Wide angle Better wide angle
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Size Significantly smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Supports 24p No 24p support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

Panasonic Lumix ZS15

Travel zoom

Wide angle Better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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