Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

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
Lowest price Cheaper $266.87 vs $399.99
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The best price we've seen is $133 cheaper (more than 30% less)
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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
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $149 - $199

              Lowest price Is slightly 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 ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $126

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon PowerShot S95

              Canon PowerShot S95

              Pro digicam

              $309 - $344

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $167

              Battery life Longer battery life
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Nikon Coolpix S6500

              Travel zoom

              $84 - $220

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $249

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Size Larger
              Zoom Less zoom
              Canon PowerShot S120

              Canon PowerShot S120

              Pro digicam

              $447 - $449

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Size Larger
              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

              Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SD960 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD960 IS

              Compact

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Sensor size Smaller sensor
              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 Much more expensive
              Canon PowerShot G10

              Canon PowerShot G10

              Pro digicam

              $849

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Size Much larger
              Weight Much heavier
              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
              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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