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Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS Digital Camera

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12.1MP 10x CMOS Mar 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Radiant in a sleekly rounded new design, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS boasts enhanced built-in Wi-Fi that enables you to comment on photos and share them to social networking sites quickly and easily... More
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21 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This camera received an expert rating of 80% from PC Mag. If all the cameras of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this compact camera digital camera is in the bottom 86%.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon digital cameras and also specifically for Canon compact cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Nice Design

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS on Steve's Digicams “Improves upon the stylish and elegant design that made the S300 one of the most popular digital cameras of 2001”.

Robust

One person who bought the product reckoned that it was well made. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned “They often lack the solid feel of the cameras from yesteryear”.

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS range from 1" to 4.8". The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS supports Full HD video, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS also have a built-in flash.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and type. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s)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 compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a quite small maximum aperture number (6.9) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS. Across all the compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 6,400, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS. Across all the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s (461,000 pixels) amongst cameras of this age. The average display resolution (numeric) of compact cameras that came out more than two years ago is 450,000 pixels, and the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a fairly long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The slowest camera shutter speeds of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS range from 0.12s to 250s, and the average slowest camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age. Cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 5mm and 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The average ISO sensitivity (min) of cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is 94. The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a fairly small ISO sensitivity (min) (only 80) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support video capability.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of digital cameras of this age and spec is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP. With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has one of the lower megapixels amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is more than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

Across all the compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS the total megapixelss range from 10MP to 48MP. With a total megapixels of only 12.8 megapixels, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has one of the less total megapixelss amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Only Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 80 and 6400 are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS.

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Fairly Long Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has one of the longer flash recharging times amongst cameras of this age. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have flash recharging times of between 0.0005s and 15s.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS over three years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

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

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. Most similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot ELPH 330 HS has a relatively standard weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 330 HS.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

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Expert Reviews

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15 June 2015

Digicams Two Compact Cameras with WiFi: We review two compact cameras with wireless capabilities so you can transmit photos from them to any WiFi enabled device.Canon IXUS 255 HS:This is the... Read more…

10x stabilised optical zoom
Built-in Wifi and GPS via a smartphone
Hybrid Auto movie digest mode
Excellent image quality
Fast shot to shot time
Lengthy shooting mode menu
Complicated Wifi operation
No remote WiFi
Lacks manual controls
Hard to open battery flap
31 January 2014

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, a new Hybrid AUTO mode and... Read more…

30 September 2013

When most people already carry around a competent smartphone camera in their pocket, it might seem a little silly to shell out for a second dedicated camera. But with the 330 HS you're getting the...

Reviewed.com

1 August 2013

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 and price on the other. It...

Camera Labs

16 July 2013

By Kyle Schurman Canon's family of PowerShot ELPH digital cameras all share a similar look and body design. ELPH models have a nice clean look and they're all pretty thin, giving them a lot of...

The latest addition to Canon's expanding range of Wi-Fi-enabled cameras, the Canon IXUS 255 HS sits in the middle of the IXUS range, competing against compact cameras such as the Panasonic SZ9 and... Read more…

9 May 2013

For a camera that has built-in Wi-Fi and 10x optical zoom, the Canon IXUS 255 HS represents good value for money. It's image and video recording quality is also excellent, whether shooting...

Ephotozine

19 April 2013

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon IXUS 255 HS (also known as the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS) is a stylish digital compact camera that, from the outside, appears to break the rules, sporting a comparably meagre 12.1... Read more…

19 April 2013

We had a difficult time grading the 330 HS for several reasons. For $230, you're paying for a camera that shoots good quality photos, is stylish, and is simple to use. However, at the end of the...

18 April 2013

One of the best cameras you can buy for less than $250, the svelte, 10x-zoom Canon PowerShot Elph 330 HS takes beautiful pictures and lets you send them instantaneously with integrated Wi-Fi...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8206b001, canon 8212b001
Barcodes 00013803213751, 00013803213768, 00013803213782, 00041114801695, 00052778836145, 00115971152662, 00138032137514, 00138032137682, 00138032137828, 00170949356503, 00611101452478
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