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

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.7

galleries

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

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX78 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Compact

$300

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Waterproof

$249 - $282

3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS10

Travel zoom

$610

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Much smaller screen

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

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 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$229

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Travel zoom

$209

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

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