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

60

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Fujifilm FinePix AX350

43

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
 

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)
Macro focus Much better macro capability 3 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 3.3x closer to the lens
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Size Smaller 92x55x19 mm vs 93x60x27 mm
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Around 40% smaller
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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Lowest price Slightly cheaper $106.36 vs $149.00
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The best price we've seen is $43 cheaper (around 30% less)
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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
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              300 HS:$149.00
              AX350:$106.36
              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
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Canon ELPH 100 HS

              Compact

              $114 - $180

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $159 - $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 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 IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $241

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

              Canon ELPH 310 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $369

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $110

              Screen size Larger screen
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $249

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Shutter lag Significantly more shutter lag

              Fujifilm FinePix AX350 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Fujifilm FinePix AX650

              Compact

              $86

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $99 - $109

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Fujifilm FinePix T500

              Travel zoom

              $60 - $70

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W690

              Travel zoom

              $177

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix JX400

              Fujifilm FinePix JX400

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Wide angle Better wide angle

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              Canon ELPH 300 HS
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