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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Size
Really small
Ultra compact 86x54x20 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Size
Really small
Ultra compact 87x54x19 mm
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Canon ELPH 520 HS

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Weight Slightly lighter 155 g vs 163 g
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Almost the same
Thickness Slightly thinner 0.7" vs 0.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 530 HS

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size Larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              Size Fairly small Help
              ELPH 520 HS:87x54x19 mm
              ELPH 530 HS:86x54x20 mm
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              Lens
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              ELPH 520 HS:0.7"
              ELPH 530 HS:0.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              ELPH 520 HS:$149.00
              ELPH 530 HS:$159.99
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              190 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              ELPH 520 HS:2.8 fps
              ELPH 530 HS:2.6 fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Aperture Very narrow widest aperture size Help
              f/3.4

              Compared to recent ultra compacts

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash Each has a built-in flash Help
              Usually standard
              Zoom Great zoom Help
              12x
              Screen size Larger than average screens Help
              ELPH 520 HS:3.0"
              ELPH 530 HS:3.2"
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Weight Heavy Help
              ELPH 520 HS:155 g
              ELPH 530 HS:163 g
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              1080p @ 24fps

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $204

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
              Size Is slightly larger
              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Canon IXUS 255 HS

              Travel zoom

              $412

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $130 - $250

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $300

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is much heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Has way more more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $122 - $138

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

              Canon ELPH 530 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $84 - $220

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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