Canon ELPH 330 HS

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Reasons to buy the Canon ELPH 330 HS

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
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
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 Much larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
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
Size Smaller 97x56x23 mm vs 98x62x28 mm
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Around 30% smaller
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
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability 1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 6.2 fps vs 1.3 fps
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Around 5x faster continuous shooting
Weight Significantly lighter 144 g vs 205 g
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Around 30% lighter
Lowest price Much cheaper $159.95 vs $599.00
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The best price we've seen is $439 cheaper (3.7x less)
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 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)
Sensor size Significantly 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
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

              Travel zoom

              $104 - $109

              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 520 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS

              Ultra compact

              $109 - $117

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Canon ELPH 300 HS

              Compact

              $165

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon Powershot S100

              Canon Powershot S100

              Pro digicam

              $297 - $350

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Canon PowerShot A2500

              Compact

              $79 - $126

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens

              Canon ELPH 330 HS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

              Travel zoom

              $190 - $213

              Zoom Slightly more zoom
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX80

              Travel zoom

              $148 - $191

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Supports 24p No 24p support
              Screen size Significantly smaller screen

              Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Nikon Coolpix S9300

              Travel zoom

              $228

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Zoom Significantly more zoom
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $499

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $230 - $300

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $409 - $552

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Much larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

              Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

              Compact

              $204 - $249

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen size Much larger screen
              True resolution Much lower true resolution
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor

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