The Canon SX600 HS has a 3-inch LCD screen, 18x 25-450mm f/3.8-6.9 lens and 18x optical zoom. There’s also a DIGIC 4+ processor, and 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor. Additional connectivity feature include Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities for easy photo sharing. The price of the SX600 HS is pegged at $250 (BHD 95).
The Canon ELPH 340 HS on the other hand has almost similar specs and feature as that of the SX600. It has 3-inch LCD screen, 12x optical zoom, DIGIC 4+ processor, and 16-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor. Priced at $200 (BHD 75), the ELPH 340’s only difference with the SX600 is its lens. If the zooming capability is not an issue, then you get better value for your money with the ELPH 340.
The crème of the roster is the N100. Its main feature is its Dual Capture mode that allows the one taking the photo to be part of the picture through a rear facing sub-camera that simultaneously capture photos with the main camera. The N100 also has a dedicated movie button that allows users to capture 1080p Full HD video. Other features include 3-inch LCD touchscreen with tilt up to 90 degrees, 24mm Wide-Angle f/1.8 lens, 5x optical zoom, DIGIC 6 processor, 12.1-Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor. The N100 is priced at $350 (BHD 131).