Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

True resolution
High true resolution
14.6 MP
Sensor size
Large sensor
1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Tunnel
 
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Advantages of the Canon 330 HS

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Wide angle Much better wide angle 24 mm vs 36 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 24fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video but at a lower frame rate
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Size Smaller 97x56x23 mm vs 98x62x28 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 461k dots vs 230k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The 330 HS's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Zoom More zoom 10x vs 3.7x
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Around 7.5x more zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6.2 fps vs 1.3 fps
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Around 5x faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 144 g vs 205 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 0.9" vs 1.1"
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Around 20% thinner
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Advantages of the Canon SD990 IS

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True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 14.6 MP vs 9.7 MP
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Capture more than 50% more detail in your photos
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the SD990 IS's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Sensor size Larger sensor 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 50% larger sensor
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
        You could stitch photos in post
        Supports RAW No RAW support Help
        Less editing fidelity
        HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
        You could do HDR manually

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

        Travel zoom

        $179 - $204

        Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
        Lowest price Is much less expensive
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $230 - $249

        Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
        Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

        Travel zoom

        $320

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        GPS Has a built-in GPS
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS

        Canon ELPH 320 HS

        Compact

        $159 - $250

        Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
        Touch screen Has a touch screen
        Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

        Travel zoom

        $124

        Lowest price Is much less expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
        Canon ELPH 310 HS

        Canon ELPH 310 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $369

        Lowest price Is much less expensive
        Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

        Travel zoom

        $235 - $300

        Zoom Has significantly more zoom
        Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
        Thickness Is thicker
        Weight Is significantly heavier

        Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Canon ELPH 300 HS

        Compact

        $149

        Aperture Wider aperture
        Size Smaller
        Screen size Smaller screen
        Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

        Travel zoom

        $129 - $130

        Battery life Longer battery life
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        Movie format Lower resolution movies
        Canon ELPH 520 HS

        Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

        Ultra compact

        $175 - $179

        Size Smaller
        Zoom Slightly more zoom
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

        Travel zoom

        $148

        3D Takes 3D photos
        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        Supports 24p No 24p support
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

        Travel zoom

        $199 - $252

        Zoom More zoom
        Battery life Significantly longer battery life
        Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
        Supports 24p No 24p support

        Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

        Compact

        Size Significantly smaller
        Macro focus Better macro capability
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Canon PowerShot SD970 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD970 IS

        Compact

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

        Ultra compact

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Size Significantly smaller
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Canon PowerShot SD850 IS

        Canon PowerShot SD850 IS

        Compact

        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        True resolution Much lower true resolution
        Sensor size Smaller sensor
        Canon PowerShot S90

        Canon PowerShot S90

        Pro digicam

        $560

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
        Viewfinder No viewfinder

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