Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS vs Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

Winner
Canon ELPH 520 HS

56

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 24fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Really small
Size
Ultra compact (87×54×19 mm)
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

Weight
Light-weight
120 g
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
Size
Really small
Super compact (86×55×22 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens

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 SD1200 IS.

competitors

Canon ELPH 520 HS Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$268

Zoom Much more zoom
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Compact

$221

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Larger
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Size Much larger

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS Competitors

Canon PowerShot SD900

Canon PowerShot SD900

Compact

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Travel zoom

$224

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Travel zoom

$117

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

discussion

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