Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

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Canon ELPH 530 HS

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Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 530 HS

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Really small
Size
Ultra compact 86x54x20 mm
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

differences

Advantages of the Canon 330 HS

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/3.0 vs f/3.4
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At its widest zoom, the 330 HS's lens captures marginally more light (0.4 f-stops)
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The 330 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
6.2 fps vs 2.6 fps
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Around 2.5x faster continuous shooting
Weight
Lighter
144 g vs 163 g
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More than 10% lighter
Battery life
Slightly longer battery life
200 shots vs 190 shots
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Around 10% more shots per battery charge
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Advantages of the Canon ELPH 530 HS

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen size
Larger screen
3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
86x54x20 mm vs 97x56x23 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Zoom
Slightly more zoom
12x vs 10x
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More than 40% more zoom
Thickness
Thinner
0.8" vs 0.9"
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More than 10% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Supports 24p Both support 24p, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
              For that film look
              High-speed framerate Very high speed movies Help
              240 fps
              Size Fairly small Help
              330 HS:97x56x23 mm
              ELPH 530 HS:86x54x20 mm
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Thin Help
              330 HS:0.9"
              ELPH 530 HS:0.8"
              Common Weaknesses
              Waterproof Not waterproof Help
              Stay on land
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              Battery life Few shots per battery charge Help
              330 HS:200 shots
              ELPH 530 HS:190 shots
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths
              Weight Light weight Help
              330 HS:144 g
              ELPH 530 HS:163 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              330 HS:10x
              ELPH 530 HS:12x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $150 - $189

              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $170 - $240

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $258

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Battery life Has a significantly longer battery life
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

              Canon ELPH 320 HS

              Compact

              $159 - $250

              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing

              Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies

              Canon ELPH 530 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $420

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker

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