Updated (August 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Nikon Coolpix AW100

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Nikon Coolpix AW100

Winner
Canon ELPH 300 HS

62

Nikon Coolpix AW100

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.7
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Battery life
Great battery life
250 shots
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 300 HS.
Explore our gallery of 21 sample photos taken by the Nikon Coolpix AW100.

competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$417

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

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100

Digicam

$99 - $157

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Waterproof

$399

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Larger
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$243

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen type Has an OLED screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Canon ELPH 300 HS
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Avatar for Elfx Elfx (5:16 AM, September 05, 2012)
"Around 4x longer exposures", may be you want to enhance the information, like " or 2 stops longer exposure" :)