• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 330 HS advantages over Canon 340 HS

  • Less expensive
    $169 vs $199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/3.0 vs f/3.6
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.2 fps vs 3.9 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 340 HS advantages over Canon 330 HS

  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 240 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More pixels
    16.0 vs 12.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Canon 310 HS

Canon 330 HS
Canon 310 HS
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Wider angle lens
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon 340 HS
Canon 310 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Samsung ST200F

Canon 330 HS
Samsung ST200F
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • HDMI out
  • $161
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
Canon 340 HS
Samsung ST200F
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Newer
  • $161
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Nikon S6500

Canon 330 HS
Nikon S6500
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon 340 HS
Nikon S6500
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
  • $197
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Nikon S5300

Canon 330 HS
Nikon S5300
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Bigger pixels
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More pixels
Canon 340 HS
Nikon S5300
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
  • $180
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Shoots 60p video

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Canon 330 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Manual focus
Canon 340 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
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