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

53

Nikon Coolpix AW100

41

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

GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps

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 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$199

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX220

Travel zoom

$198 - $218

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$210

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

Olympus Tough TG-4

Olympus Tough TG-4

Waterproof

$379 - $400

Aperture Much wider aperture
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix AW110

Nikon Coolpix AW110

Waterproof

$249

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

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$255 - $347

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" :)