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

53

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

37

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

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
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$199

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Travel zoom

$198 - $218

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$210

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Travel zoom

$188 - $229

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$267 - $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

$229

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

discussion

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