As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS is also often compared to waterproofs, pro digicams, ultra compacts, super zooms and compacts. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX740 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 180) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-W800 and the CyberShot DSC-H300)

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 slightly wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 28 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (january 2016 vs february 2012).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), has a slightly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 265 shots) and is less popular.

Canon PowerShot SX740 HS

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2 years newer
$399

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 265 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX740 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX740 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
similar age
$96 - $109

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

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

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Inexpensive: $96.00 vs $198.00

Kodak EasyShare M580

Kodak EasyShare M580
6 years older
$144

Significant advantages of the M580 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M580 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the M580 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Inexpensive: $143.66 vs $198.00

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
4 months newer
$202 - $229

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

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly longer battery life: 295 shots vs 180 shots

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

  • None found

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

  • Inexpensive: $202.37 vs $198.00

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
1 year older
$251

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 461k dots
  • Significantly longer battery life: 270 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX610 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Inexpensive: $250.88 vs $198.00

Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Canon ELPH 530 HS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the ELPH 530 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 530 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the ELPH 530 HS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a built-in flash, has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2016 vs september 2013) and is slightly less expensive ($198.00 vs $536.91).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 5 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Ricoh WG-4

Ricoh WG-4
2 years older

Significant advantages of the WG-4 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-4 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the WG-4 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
similar age

Significant advantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus Tough TG-870 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the Stylus Tough TG-870 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition

GoPro Hero 3+ Silver Edition
2 years older
$537

Significant advantages of the Silver Edition (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Silver Edition (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the Silver Edition and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

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 much wider wide angle lens (25 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 1.8"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (january 2016 vs june 2003).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/1.8), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$520 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.6
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 461k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95
5 years older
$550

Significant advantages of the S95 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.6

Significant disadvantages of the S95 (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 S95 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS

Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS
5 years older

Significant advantages of the SD4000 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.6

Significant disadvantages of the SD4000 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the SD4000 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • None found

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

  • None found

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 26 mm), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2012) and is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1").

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (461k dots vs 1,229k dots), is slightly larger (compact (100×58×23 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen and has a significantly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 250 shots).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year older
$88 - $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 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

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 large (130×95×122 mm)), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2014), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.8") and is slightly lighter (147 g vs 541 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/3), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (25 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much shorter battery life (180 shots vs 600 shots) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
similar age
$212 - $229

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
  • 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"

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
1 year older
$178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 147 g

Nikon Coolpix B500

Nikon Coolpix B500
similar age
$220 - $257

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

  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 180 shots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 23 mm vs 25 mm
  • Significantly 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)
  • Thin: 3.7" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 541 g vs 147 g

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 a slightly higher resolution screen (461k dots vs 230k dots), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2016 vs august 2009) and is slightly less expensive ($198.00 vs $599.00).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), doesn't have a touch screen and has a significantly shorter battery life (180 shots vs 330 shots).

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
3 years older
$221

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"

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 A3500 IS

Canon PowerShot A3500 IS
3 years older
$240

Significant advantages of the A3500 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A3500 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 25 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the A3500 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×20 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS
7 years older
$599

Significant advantages of the SD880 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD880 IS (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 SD880 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×57×24 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"

Samsung TL220

Samsung TL220
6 years older
$628

Significant advantages of the TL220 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the TL220 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse wide angle: 27 mm vs 25 mm

common strengths of the TL220 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" vs 3"

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS
7 years older

Significant advantages of the SD790 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much longer battery life: 330 shots vs 180 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SD790 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 25 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SD790 IS and PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×57×21 mm) vs Compact (100×58×23 mm)
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"