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
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large screen
Screen size
3.5"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

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-FX90

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX90

Compact

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$460 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$458 - $597 body only

$499 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

Canon ELPH 300 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$299

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Travel zoom

$125 - $149

Zoom Slightly more zoom
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P71

Digicam

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Sensor size Larger sensor
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

discussion

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

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