Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

49

Canon ELPH 520 HS

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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)
Macro focus
Great macro
1.0 cm
Thickness
Thin
0.7"
Weight
Light-weight
155 g

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

$290 - $379

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G9 X

Canon PowerShot G9 X

Pro digicam

$401 - $429

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Travel zoom

$484

Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon ELPH 530 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Ultra compact

$214

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Travel zoom

$279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Travel zoom

$119

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

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