Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

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

differences

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
Supports 24p
Supports 24p
Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
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
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
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/1600s
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20% faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Canon SD990 IS

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True resolution
Much 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)
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent compacts, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths

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

              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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $109 - $160

              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $229

              Lowest price Is significantly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              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 S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $326 - $399

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $300 - $305

              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 PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $159

              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $179 - $180

              Zoom More zoom
              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $170 - $190

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

              Compact

              $199

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Zoom Less zoom
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $70 - $165

              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 SD990 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD950 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD950 IS

              Compact

              $800

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Slightly smaller
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $349 - $399

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Canon PowerShot A1100 IS

              Compact

              $400

              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300

              Compact

              Screen size Larger screen
              Size Smaller
              True resolution Lower true resolution

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