Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

52

Canon ELPH 520 HS

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Really small
Size
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Size
Really small
Ultra compact (87×54×19 mm)
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/4000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Canon ELPH 520 HS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.

competitors

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$319

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner
GPS No built-in GPS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS8

Travel zoom

$1,750

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom Slightly more zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

Travel zoom

$325

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Supports 24p No 24p support

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $649 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$149

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX350

Travel zoom

$268

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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