As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon ELPH 330 HS is also often compared to ultra compacts, pro digicams and compacts. The Canon ELPH 330 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and the PowerShot SX620 HS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S9700 and the Coolpix S4000)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 330 HS compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.5), is much smaller (super compact (97×56×23 mm) vs compact (106×61×33 mm)), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and shoots faster continuously (6.2 fps vs 2.5 fps).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (10x vs 20x), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a slightly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 295 shots) and is older (january 2013 vs january 2015).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
2 years newer
$180 - $189

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 147 g vs 144 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
3 years newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • More zoom: 25x vs 10x
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots
  • Much longer battery life: 295 shots vs 200 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Much larger: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 182 g vs 144 g
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700
1 year newer
$470

Significant advantages of the S9700 (vs the 330 HS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly more zoom: 30x vs 10x
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the S9700 (vs the 330 HS)

  • Much larger: Compact (110×64×35 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much thicker: 1.4" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S9700 and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (110×64×35 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 232 g vs 144 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS
1 year older
$492

Significant advantages of the SX260 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX260 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Much larger: Compact (106×61×33 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Much heavier: 231 g vs 144 g

common strengths of the SX260 HS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (106×61×33 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 231 g vs 144 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year newer
$158

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 141 g vs 144 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
similar age
$196

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Smaller: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 133 g vs 144 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 330 HS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 33 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (461k dots vs 118k dots), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP) and significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 400 ISO).

However, on average it is much larger (super compact (97×56×23 mm) vs ultra compact (87×56×18 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7") and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
4 years older

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS and 330 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD300

Canon PowerShot SD300
8 years older

Significant advantages of the SD300 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD300 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD300 and 330 HS

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S02

Nikon Coolpix S02
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the S02 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S02 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the S02 and 330 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS
3 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the SD940 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD940 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD940 IS and 330 HS

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 330 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is much smaller (super compact (97×56×23 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), is newer (january 2013 vs september 2011), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.4") and is significantly lighter (144 g vs 213 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3 vs f/1.8), has a slightly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 1,229k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (6.2 fps vs 10 fps).

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
7 months older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and 330 HS

  • None found

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
1 year older
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the 330 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the S100 and 330 HS

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon 330 HS compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (461k dots vs 230k dots), significantly higher maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO) and shoots faster continuously (6.2 fps vs 2.5 fps).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
1 year older
$299

Significant advantages of the 320 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 320 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

common strengths of the 320 HS and 330 HS

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Very small: Super compact (94×57×21 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS

Canon PowerShot A2300 IS
1 year older
$332

Significant advantages of the A2300 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the A2300 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the A2300 IS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×20 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very light: 125 g vs 144 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD950 IS

Canon PowerShot SD950 IS
5 years older
$699

Significant advantages of the SD950 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Longer battery life: 240 shots vs 200 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD950 IS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Much larger: Compact (96×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)

common strengths of the SD950 IS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (96×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 205 g vs 144 g

Canon PowerShot S300

Canon PowerShot S300
12 years older

Significant advantages of the S300 (vs the 330 HS)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S300 (vs the 330 HS)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"
  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (95×63×30 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)

common strengths of the S300 and 330 HS

  • Very small: Compact (95×63×30 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
2 years older
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO

common strengths of the 300 HS and 330 HS

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Very small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
2 years older

Significant advantages of the 100 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the 100 HS (vs the 330 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the 100 HS and 330 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (97×56×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 140 g vs 144 g