• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 240.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Canon 330 HS advantages over Nikon P330

  • Less expensive
    $169 vs $380
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    240 mm vs 120 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 32 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    144g vs 200g
    Lighter weight
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon P330 advantages over Canon 330 HS

  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.54 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.8 vs f/3.0
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 461k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 6.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Wider angle lens
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon P330
Canon 310 HS
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $250
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Samsung ST200F

Canon 330 HS
Samsung ST200F
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • HDMI out
  • $161
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
Nikon P330
Samsung ST200F
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $161
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon S6500

Canon 330 HS
Nikon S6500
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Nikon P330
Nikon S6500
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $144
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon N100

Canon 330 HS
Canon N100
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P330
Canon N100
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in GPS
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Nikon P340

Canon 330 HS
Nikon P340
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon P330
Nikon P340
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
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