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Canon ELPH 330 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 10x Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Seven industry awards
Video is decent.
Unacceptable noise level
26 Reviews + 7 Awards
PC Mag Editor's Choice Camera Labs Highly Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera. Ephotozine and Vido.com.ua both gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

This low megapixel digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both websites PC Mag and Reviewed.com, both of which wrote that this camera was superb.

The writers at websites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs both strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Websites Onfoto.ru concluded that this low megapixel digital camera was very good and gave it their "Silver" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

Sixteen experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Camera Labs and PC Mag have rated this Canon camera on average 74 out of 100.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 330 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The ELPH 330 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 1984 x 1488, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. Across all digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras of this age and type. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Flash

Quite Slow Flash Recharging Time

Across all the cameras of this age and type the flash recharging times range from 2s to 12s. At 10 seconds, the Canon ELPH 330 HS has a fairly slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Light Exposure

Only Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The ELPH 330 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 80 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Support

Lacks Manual Controls

Two owners who purchased the product wrote that it did not have good technical guidance. Four years ago Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their Canon ELPH 330 HS review “Lacks manual controls”.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon ELPH 330 HS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The ELPH 330 HS features histogram. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the ELPH 330 HS has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The smallest optical zoom of low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 1x, the biggest is 50x, and the average optical zoom is 7.5x.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.2. At 6.9, the ELPH 330 HS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 38mm. At only 24 millimeters, the ELPH 330 HS has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon ELPH 330 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The ELPH 330 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon ELPH 330 HS has an HDMI port. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon ELPH 330 HS has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The Canon ELPH 330 HS has a fairly large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera. The average display diagonal of low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2.6", and the display diagonals range from 1" to 3.5".

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Design

Nice Design

Four people concluded that it was good looking. Four years ago Photographyblog.com rated it 7 stars and wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “It's good looking enough to want to get it out at every opportunity when on nights out”. Pcmag.com wrote in their Canon ELPH 330 HS review on PC Mag in the same month “The svelte, 10x-zoom Canon PowerShot Elph 330 HS takes beautiful pictures and lets you send them instantaneously with integrated Wi-Fi”.

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed.

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Robust

One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was reliable. Cnet.co.uk scored it 7 stars and said on expert website CNET.co.uk “With built-in Wi-Fi and reliably high image quality, there's much to like about the latest addition to Canon's point-and-shoot IXUS lineup” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Image Quality

Eight people agreed that the product was good quality. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Good image quality”. Digitaltrends.com also said “For $230, you're paying for a camera that shoots good quality photos, is stylish” in their review. Ephotozine.com scored it 7 stars and wrote on expert website Ephotozine “It's image and video recording quality is also excellent, whether shooting close-up macros or subjects in the distance”.

Easy Menu Systems

Four owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was easy to use. Expert website Photographyblog.com gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned “The Canon IXUS 255 HS is a joy to use” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Digitaltrends.com said “Is simple to use” in their review of this digital camera. Pcmag.com mentioned on PC Mag in the same month “It's easy for anyone to use, has a generous 10x zoom range” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 6 stars.

One customer concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “Easy menu systems” nonetheless they scored the product 14 out of 100.

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Audio

Wind Noise On Movies

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Cnet.co.uk said “Some noise at middling sensitivities” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.co.uk also mentioned “Wind noise on movies” in their review.

Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Cnet.co.uk said “Some noise at middling sensitivities” in their review of this digital camera. Cnet.co.uk also mentioned “Wind noise on movies” in their review.


Power

Includes External Battery Charger

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good battery life. Four years ago Pc Mag mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Includes external battery charger”.


Smart TV

WiFi Connectivity With Smartphones

One owner said in their reviews that the Canon ELPH 330 HS was good in terms of connectivity. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “WiFi connectivity with smartphones”. One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera had gps. Four years ago Camera Labs mentioned “Built-in Wifi and GPS via a smartphone” but despite that they only scored the product 14 out of 100.


Grandezza E Risoluzione Display

One person who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good screen. Pcquest.com said “Grandezza e risoluzione display”.

Excellent High ISO Performance

Nine customers who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images. Four years ago Pcmag.com mentioned in their Canon ELPH 330 HS review on expert review site PC Mag “Allows you to share photos via built-in Wi-Fi”. In the same month Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert website Steve's Digicams “ELPH models have a nice clean look and they're all pretty thin, giving them a lot of appeal among beginner-level digital photographers”.

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it had a good ISO range. Pc Mag mentioned in their Canon ELPH 330 HS review four years ago “Excellent high ISO performance” but even so they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Pcquest.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Ottima qualit d'immagine anche ad alti ISO, veloce e scattante, grandangolare 24mm”.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a good picture resolution.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was good in low light. Imaging-Resource.com gave the product a rating of 6 stars and wrote on Imaging Resource.com three years ago “Succeeding the popular ELPH 320 HS, Canon's new PowerShot ELPH 330 HS touts double the optical zoom range, improved ISO sensitivity to capture better low-light shots” in their review of the Canon ELPH 330 HS.

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10x Zoom

Nine owners who purchased it said that it had a good zoom. Pcquest.com wrote “Sehr kleines Kameragehuse (bezogen auf 10x Zoom und den Funktionsumfang” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Pcquest.com also mentioned “Thit k p Cht lng hnh nh kh tt Zoom ln so vi c th” in their review. Camera Labs said in their review of this digital camera “10x stabilised optical zoom” nonetheless they only scored the product 1 stars.

One customer who purchased the product said that it had a good lens.

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Video is Decent.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was not good for video recording. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “1080p video limited to 24fps”. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in their Canon ELPH 330 HS review “Video is decent.”.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The ELPH 330 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The ELPH 330 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The ELPH 330 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This camera also support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the Canon ELPH 330 HS considered that it had good features. Expert website Cameralabs.com said “The IXUS 255 HS / ELPH 330 HS is positioned in the middle in the IXUS / ELPH range and provides a good balance between features and performance on the one hand” .


Weight & Dimensions

Erg Compact

Twelve customers who bought it agreed that it was compact. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Compact, svelte design” in their review of the Canon ELPH 330 HS however despite that they only scored the product 18.2 out of 100. Pcquest.com wrote “Erg compact”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said four years ago “The Canon IXUS 255 HS sits in the middle of the IXUS range, competing against compact cameras such as the Panasonic SZ9” in their review of the Canon ELPH 330 HS.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It's small and lightweight”.

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Very Light

The lightest digital camera that was released more than two years ago is 50g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g. With a weight of only 125 grams, the ELPH 330 HS is quite light compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Canon camera was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8212b001
Barcodes 00013803213751, 00013803213768, 00013803213782, 00115971152662, 00138032137514, 00138032137682, 00138032137828, 00170949356503

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