Canvas Svg Comparison. Canvas is a pixel based element in HTML. Canvas gives better performance with smaller surface or larger number of objects.
SVG has better scalability. In comparison the canvas is a picture. Canvas uses a fire and forget model there is no DOM that can be referenced once an element has been drawn.
It is a declarative graphical language used to describe geometrical primitives via DOM elements.
According to the specification. Canvas is a pixel based element in HTML. In the questions linked post Whats the difference between SVG and Canvas it may not be bold enough in the answers there but in general canvas and svg differ in rendering time when handling thousands of nodes especially if rendering thousands of nodes that are being animated. Canvas can be modified through script only.