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

56

Nikon Coolpix AW100

43

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

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 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3

Travel zoom

$92

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$435 - $649 body only

$529 - $799 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

Nikon Coolpix AW100 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20

Waterproof

$332

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100

Digicam

$157

Aperture Wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Size Much larger
Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130

Waterproof

$369

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen type Has an OLED screen
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" :)