Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350

39

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix AX350

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Fujifilm FinePix AX350 over the Canon ELPH 300 HS.
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon 300 HS

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Wide angle Much better wide angle 24 mm vs 33 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.7 vs f/3.3
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At its widest zoom, the 300 HS's lens captures slightly more light (0.6 f-stops)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Size Smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
Image stabilization Better image stabilization Lens vs Digital
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Less risk of blur
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Thickness Significantly thinner 0.8" vs 1.1"
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Around 30% thinner
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 300 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 3.4 fps vs 1.1 fps
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More than 3x faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 141 g vs 168 g
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Around 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 15s vs 8s
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Around 90% longer exposures
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Advantages of the Fujifilm AX350

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recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        300 HS:3.4 fps
        AX350:1.1 fps
        3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
        No 3d support
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        230k dots
        Screen size Very small screens Help
        2.7"
        Zoom Poor zoom Help
        5x

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

        Compact

        $189

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $138 - $250

        Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
        Fujifilm FinePix AV255

        Fujifilm FinePix AV255

        Compact

        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier

        Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Canon ELPH 330 HS

        Travel zoom

        $197

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Size Larger
        Canon ELPH 310 HS

        Canon ELPH 310 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Canon ELPH 100 HS

        Compact

        $180

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $235 - $359

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
        Size Significantly larger
        Shutter lag More shutter lag
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $109 - $117

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

        Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Fujifilm Finepix JX500

        Compact

        $78

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Size Smaller
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Casio Exilim EX-Z70

        Casio Exilim EX-Z70

        Compact

        Size Smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Fujifilm FinePix AX300

        Fujifilm FinePix AX300

        Compact

        Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom

        Fujifilm FinePix S5200 Zoom

        Super zoom

        Macro focus Much better macro capability
        Supports RAW Shoots RAW
        Size Much larger
        Screen size Much smaller screen
        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Canon PowerShot A3500 IS

        Compact

        $97 - $108

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Aperture Wider aperture

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        Canon ELPH 300 HS Fujifilm FinePix AX350

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