Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

64

Canon ELPH 520 HS

56

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
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
 

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 SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$294

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Canon PowerShot SX240 HS

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$455 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Much larger

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Travel zoom

$386

Zoom Much more zoom
GPS Has a GPS
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

Travel zoom

$310

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Nikon Coolpix S8200

Nikon Coolpix S8200

Travel zoom

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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