As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, entry-level DSLRs, compacts and ultra compacts. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot SX620 HS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix A300 and the Coolpix B500)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (january 2016 vs february 2015).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS and has a slightly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 240 shots).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
similar age
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 147 g

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months newer
$99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 240 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 119 g vs 147 g

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
4 months newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • More zoom: 25x vs 12x
  • Much longer battery life: 295 shots vs 180 shots
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 182 g vs 147 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly longer battery life: 250 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 147 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
2 years older

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 340 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×22 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 147 g

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS
2 years older
$397

Significant advantages of the IXUS 255 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 255 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 255 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

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

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD).

However, on average it has a much narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2), has a slightly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a significantly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 350 shots) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Ricoh Theta S

Ricoh Theta S
4 months older
$297

Significant advantages of the Theta S (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.6
  • Significantly longer battery life: 260 shots vs 180 shots
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/8000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Theta S (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the Theta S and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Inexpensive: $297.17 vs $179.99

Canon PowerShot G12

Canon PowerShot G12
5 years older
$2,042

Significant advantages of the G12 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 180 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the G12 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the G12 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot G5

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12 years older
$899

Significant advantages of the G5 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.6
  • Supports an external flash
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the G5 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.8" vs 3"

common strengths of the G5 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm XQ2

Fujifilm XQ2
1 year older

Significant advantages of the XQ2 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.6
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 461k dots
  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the XQ2 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the XQ2 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (100×58×23 mm) vs prosumer size (114×78×95 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2015) and is thinner (0.9" vs 3.6").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/3.1), has a much narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 4 mm), has a much shorter battery life (180 shots vs 600 shots), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$242 - $257

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 180 shots
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3 vs f/3.6
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 461k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B500 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.7" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 541 g vs 147 g

common strengths of the Coolpix B500 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (114×78×95 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 147 g
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
similar age
$229 - $237

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX420 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very light: 325 g vs 147 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS
1 year older
$249 - $255

Significant advantages of the SX530 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Faster autofocus: Phase detection vs Contrast detection

Significant disadvantages of the SX530 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Heavier: 442 g vs 147 g

common strengths of the SX530 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (120×82×92 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very light: 442 g vs 147 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
10 months older
$237

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 25 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 180 shots
  • Wider aperture: f/3.1 vs f/3.6

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L340 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very light: 430 g vs 147 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS
1 year older
$199

Significant advantages of the SX410 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX410 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the SX410 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very light: 325 g vs 147 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS
1 year older
$180

Significant advantages of the SX400 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX400 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the SX400 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×80 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Very light: 313 g vs 147 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.9"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (100×58×23 mm) vs professional size (129×101×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (147 g vs 485 g).

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 920k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p, has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentamirror).

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6
similar age
$310 - $549 (body only)
$393 - $399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 461k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Rebel T6 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much larger: Professional size (129×101×78 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 485 g vs 147 g

common strengths of the Rebel T6 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Inexpensive: $299.00 vs $179.99

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a slightly longer battery life (180 shots vs 150 shots) and is newer (january 2016 vs august 2009).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
3 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the 320 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.6
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 320 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 320 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×57×21 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.2" vs 3"

Samsung TL225

Samsung TL225
6 years older

Significant advantages of the TL225 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,152k dots vs 461k dots
  • Larger screen: 3.5" vs 3"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the TL225 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the TL225 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×60×19 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3.5" vs 3"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W220
7 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W220 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W220 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W220 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×57×22 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
4 years older
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3.6

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SD1200 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD1200 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the SD1200 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (86×55×22 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot A1400

Canon PowerShot A1400
3 years older
$260

Significant advantages of the A1400 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A1400 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the A1400 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 174 g vs 147 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 33 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2009) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.6), has a slightly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (compact (100×58×23 mm) vs ultra compact (93×54×13 mm)), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX66
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-TX66 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-TX66 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year older
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX70 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found