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

61

Nikon Coolpix AW100

47

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
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
Size
Really small
Compact (110×65×23 mm)

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 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Travel zoom

$90 - $109

Zoom Much more zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Travel zoom

$198

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Compact

$139

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Size Larger
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$298

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen type Has an OLED screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Waterproof

$604

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS No built-in GPS

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" :)