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

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Travel zoom

$230

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Size Much larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX12

Compact

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Compact

$300

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Macro focus Better macro capability
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$149

Zoom Slightly 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

$159

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$275 - $279

Zoom Much more zoom
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78
Lumix DMC-FX78
Panasonic

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Canon ELPH 300 HS
ELPH 300 HS
Canon

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