Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Olympus PEN E-PL1

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Olympus PEN E-PL1

Winner
Canon ELPH 300 HS

56

Olympus PEN E-PL1

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL1

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 300 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL1.

competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$149 - $169

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$180 - $189

Screen size Larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$179 - $249

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Larger screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus PEN E-PL1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 12-32mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$750

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Canon ELPH 300 HS
ELPH 300 HS
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Olympus PEN E-PL1
PEN E-PL1
Olympus

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