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

52

Nikon Coolpix AW100

40

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon Coolpix AW100

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
3"
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 PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$229

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$240

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$205 - $209

Screen size Much larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$240 - $347

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen type Has an OLED screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33

Waterproof

$61 - $83

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$386

Aperture Wider aperture
Battery life Much longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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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" :)