Canon PowerShot SX230 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Winner
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

57

Canon ELPH 520 HS

49

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 SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Travel zoom

$251 - $349

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

Travel zoom

GPS No built-in GPS
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
GPS No built-in GPS

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Compact

$229

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Super zoom

$398 - $448

Zoom Much more zoom
GPS Has a GPS
Size Much larger
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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