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

Canon ELPH 300 HS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 300 HS

Really small
Size
Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Thin
Thickness
0.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.5
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

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

competitors

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Travel zoom

$419

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Travel zoom

$119

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Weight Slightly lighter
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$499

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS20

Panasonic Lumix ZS20

Travel zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Sony Alpha DSLR-A290

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Size Much larger
Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Fujifilm FinePix JZ700

Travel zoom

$139

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

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

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