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

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Differences

Canon 360 HS advantages over Nikon 80

  • Less expensive
    $199 vs $277
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • More telephoto lens reach
    300 mm vs 25 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    461k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    20.2 vs 11.8 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon 80 advantages over Canon 360 HS

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.55 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.0 vs f/3.6
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 220 vs 180 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    15 mm vs 22 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    74g vs 147g
    Lighter weight
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/6400 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones

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
  • 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 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SD4000 IS

Canon 360 HS
Canon SD4000 IS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
Nikon 80
Canon SD4000 IS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Touchscreen
  • $288
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Internal flash

Compared to Canon 340 HS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 340 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • More pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
Nikon 80
Canon 340 HS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 170 IS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 170 IS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
Nikon 80
Canon 170 IS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels
  • $119
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Canon 350 HS

Canon 360 HS
Canon 350 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
Nikon 80
Canon 350 HS
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels
  • $198
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Olympus TG-Tracker

Canon 360 HS
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels
Nikon 80
Olympus TG-Tracker
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Tiltable Screen
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