• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 300.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.5 megapixels
  • 7.30mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
  • Ricoh Theta SC
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Predecessor: Canon 330 HS
330 HS vs 340 HS
 
Successor: Canon 350 HS
340 HS vs 350 HS
 
General
Model Number: 340 HS Theta SC
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 265 HS  
Camera Format: Compact Other
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $199.99 $299.95
Street Price: $199.00 $173.67
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2016-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.2 oz (147 g)
includes batteries
3.6 oz (102 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(100 x 58 x 22 mm)
1.8 x 5.1 x 0.9 in.
(45 x 131 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 14.5
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns  
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 1832 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
5376 x 2688 (14.5 MP, Other),
2048 x 1024 (2.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.9 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (15p)
Movie File Format: MP4 (Image: H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Monaural)) MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Dual lenses; 7 elements in 6 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 25 - 300mm 7.3mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.5 - 54mm 1.3mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.6 (W) / f/7.0 (T) - ?? f/2.0 (fixed)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track) n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / No LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes No
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 0.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Outdoors, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent lamp 1, Incandescent lamp 2, Daylight color fluorescent lamp, Natural white fluorescent lamp, White fluorescent lamp, Light bulb color fluorescent lamp
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/8000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Center) Multi-segment
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Creative Shot (Auto, Retro, Monochrome, Special and Natural effects), Portrait, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst (4MP), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (4MP), Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter; Photo Effects (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color) Stills: Auto, ISO Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual; Movies: Auto
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 5, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro; Red-Eye Reduction available n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 50cm - 4.0m (W), 1.0m - 2.0m (T) n/a
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MP4 (Image: H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Monaural)) MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included 8,000.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or CA-3 USB cable switch
Connections (extended): Micro (Type-D) HDMI Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.9  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   260 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Built-in
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable Built-in lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Canon HS System, Optical Image Stabilization, DIGIC 4+ processor, 1080p Full HD movies, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Available in purple, silver or black. Available in beige, blue, pink and white.