Updated (February 2011): Compare the Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 vs Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.5
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Size
Really small
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 300 HS.

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX75

Compact

$149

Aperture Wider aperture
Macro focus Better macro capability
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$418 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Travel zoom

$318

Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$275

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$119

Zoom More zoom
Lowest price Cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Travel zoom

$135 - $199

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
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Canon ELPH 300 HS
ELPH 300 HS
Canon

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