• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 20.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 350 HS advantages over Canon 180

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 224 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Higher-res screen
    154k vs 77k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Wider angle lens
    25 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    2.6 fps vs 0.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon 180 advantages over Canon 350 HS

  • Less expensive
    $119 vs $199
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Newer
    20 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony W830

Canon 350 HS
Sony W830
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Canon 180
Sony W830
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
  • $118
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Canon 350 HS
Canon 340 HS
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Canon 180
Canon 340 HS
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Canon 350 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $131
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Canon 180
Canon 170 IS
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $131
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 160

Canon 350 HS
Canon 160
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Canon 180
Canon 160
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $124
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Canon 360 HS

Canon 350 HS
Canon 360 HS
  • $209
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Canon 180
Canon 360 HS
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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