• 1/1.6 inch 48.6mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm F60fd advantages over Canon ELPH 300 HS

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.6 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.91 vs 1.54 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon ELPH 300 HS advantages over Fujifilm F60fd

  • Less expensive
    $250 vs $300 (MSRP)
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Fast startup
    ~2.00 vs 2.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.4 fps vs 2.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Pentax A40

Fujifilm F60fd
Pentax A40
  • $300
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer exposure
  • $300
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Manual focus
Canon ELPH 300 HS
Pentax A40
  • $235
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $300
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony DSC-W300

Fujifilm F60fd
Sony DSC-W300
  • $300
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon ELPH 300 HS
Sony DSC-W300
  • $235
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $350
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Panasonic DMC-FX150

Fujifilm F60fd
Panasonic DMC-FX150
  • $300
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon ELPH 300 HS
Panasonic DMC-FX150
  • $235
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $400
  • 1/1.72 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • RAW file ability

Compared to Canon SD980 IS

Fujifilm F60fd
Canon SD980 IS
  • $300
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Fast startup
  • HDMI out
Canon ELPH 300 HS
Canon SD980 IS
  • $235
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $249
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Canon ELPH 100 HS

Fujifilm F60fd
Canon ELPH 100 HS
  • $300
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon ELPH 300 HS
Canon ELPH 100 HS
  • $235
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • $160
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
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