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
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

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

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$390 - $597 body only

$300 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-TX100V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX100v

Compact

$500

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$699

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HS

Travel zoom

$240

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$137

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$159

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
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
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