Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS Review

Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS Overview

Compact and lightweight (weighing only 125 grams with dimensions of 3.8-inch width and 2.2-inch height), this camera is ideal for travelers and adventurers, basically for people capturing videos on the go. It features a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor that will ensure good autofocus and shoot videos at an impressive quality. The camera can shoot at 1920 x 1080p resolution with no problem. Adding to that, the camera features Wi-Fi connectivity for easy uploading on almost any site via a connection to an iOS or Android device. It also has an HDMI port and a USB 2.0 port for connectivity to screens or a PC.

The enclosure of the camera does not fail it and the black, metallic body is both stylish and elegant. The metallic material around it also makes it durable and prevents damage from falls. Adding to that, the camera comes with a 4.3mm lens with 10x optical zoom that makes the focal length range between 4.3mm and 43mm. The lens also allows an aperture of f/3.0-6.9, making the camera great at recording in many different settings.

Canon PowerShot ELPH 330

Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS YouTube Performance Review

Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS YouTube Performance ReviewAll the features the camera offers make it ideal for a YouTuber. We should add in our Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS review that the camera will provide smooth videos of high quality at very impressive frame rates. The TTL contrast detection system that the camera features helps it keep focus on multiple subjects and track subjects effectively. Furthermore, the DIGIC 5 sensor allows it to capture 1080p HD videos at a rate of 24fps and 720p HD videos at 30fps, while videos with a 640 x 480 resolution can be captured at 120fps.

The camera records videos in H.264 and MOV formats that save easily on SD cards. The videos can then be shown on a screen easily via HDMI, shared easily via a USB 2.0 port or even uploaded on sites without a problem via the Wi-Fi connectivity with iOS and Android devices. Adding to all that, you may extend your camera’s battery life for extended use with the ECO mode option that keeps the 3-inch LCD from consuming too much battery.

The compact camera weighing only 125 grams is very easy to carry around and makes for a helpful tool in capturing videos at high resolutions and impressive framerates. A few problems in the features and functionality of the camera include that the Wi-Fi connection to mobile devices is hard to set up and that the navigation menu is a little difficult to figure out. However, once you get used to the camera, it’s going to amaze you. Without a doubt this is one of the best cameras for YouTube for those on a budget.

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8.3 Total Score
A Solid Affordable Camera

This camera is ideal for travelers and adventurers, basically for people capturing videos on the go. It features a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor that will ensure good autofocus and shoot videos at an impressive quality

Image Quality
7.5
Practicality
9.5
Value For Money
8.5
PROS
  • Extremely lightweight
  • High frame rate
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Great performance with smooth videos and impressive autofocus that can track multiple subjects
CONS
  • Video quality is not as good as other Canon cameras
  • Navigation menu is difficult to use
  • Wi-Fi setup takes effort
User Rating: 4.5 (1 votes)

Overall

Ending our Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS review, we shall say that there is a reason the camera holds a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5. It’s because of the spectacular handling and video quality of the wonderfully compact camera. If you’re interested in something with a bit higher quality in a slightly higher price range I would suggest looking into the Canon Rebel T5i.

 

Canon PowerShot ELPH 330

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