Canon ELPH 100 HS vs. Canon ELPH 520 HS

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Feb 7, 2011
Jan 9, 2012
 
Ultracompact
Ultracompact
 
4000 x 3000
3648 x 2736
4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2048, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2736 x 2736, 2192 x 2736, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1064, 1696 x 2112, 1200 x 1200, 960 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480, 384 x 480, 320 x 240
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
12 megapixels
10 megapixels
 
17 megapixels
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology
DIGIC 5
 
Primary color filter
 
Auto 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
6
6
Yes
Yes (1)
Optical
Optical
No
No
 
Superfine, Fine
 
28–112 mm
28–336 mm
4×
12×
F2.8–5.9
F3.4–5.6
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
Yes (4x)
Yes (4x)
No
No
3 cm (1.18)
1 cm (0.39)
9
9
 
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
230,000
461,000
No
No
PureColor II G TFT LCD
PureColor II G TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
None
None
 
15 sec
15 sec
1/2000 sec
1/4000 sec
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
 
  • Smart Auto
  • Program
  • Movie Digest
 
  • Portrait
  • Smooth Skin
  • Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer)
  • High-speed Burst (4.0MP)
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Low Light (4.0MP)
  • Fish-eye Effect
  • Miniature Effect
  • Toy Camera Effect
  • Soft Focus
  • Monochrome
  • Super Vivid
  • Poster Effect
  • Color Accent
  • Color Swap
  • Underwater
  • Snow
  • Long Shutter
  • Stitch Assist
Yes
Yes
3.50 m
2.50 m
No
No
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
3.4 fps
2.8 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
No
No
 
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 240 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps)
H.264
H.264
 
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps iFrame Movie (HD)
Mono
Stereo
 
Stereo
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes
Yes (Mini)
No
No
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion NB-4L rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NB-9L rechargeable battery & charger
230
190
140 g (0.31 lb / 4.94 oz)
155 g (0.34 lb / 5.47 oz)
93 x 56 x 20 mm (3.66 x 2.2 x 0.79)
87 x 54 x 19 mm (3.43 x 2.13 x 0.75)
 
Yes
Yes
No
No
None
None