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

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Winner
Canon ELPH 300 HS

63

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350

45

Fujifilm FinePix AX350

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact 92x55x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.8"
Weight
Light-weight
141 g
 

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
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
Size Smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Thickness 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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Canon ELPH 300 HS Canon ELPH 300 HS 63

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45 Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Fujifilm FinePix AX350

similarities

Compared to recent compacts

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
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
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 ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Compact

$180

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$220 - $249

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$160 - $250

Screen size Has a significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$215

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$421

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Size Larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $204

Screen size Larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$449 - $451

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Size Significantly larger
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$315 - $400

Aperture Wider aperture
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Size Significantly larger
Thickness Thicker

Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus VG-170

Olympus VG-170

Compact

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
3D Takes 3D photos
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures
Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Fujifilm FinePix AX650

Compact

$92 - $104

Macro focus Much better macro capability
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$448 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Thickness Much thicker
Fujifilm FinePix JX350

Fujifilm FinePix JX350

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix AV200

Fujifilm FinePix AV200

Compact

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle

appearance

Canon ELPH 300 HS Fujifilm FinePix AX350
Canon ELPH 300 HS Fujifilm FinePix AX350
Canon ELPH 300 HS Fujifilm FinePix AX350

discussion

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