Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS

Portability
96
Imaging
48
Features
24
Overall
38
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 front
 
Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS front
Portability
95
Imaging
47
Features
39
Overall
43

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Key Specs

Canon ELPH 180
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-224mm (F3.2-6.9) lens
  • 126g - 95 x 54 x 22mm
  • Launched January 2016
Canon ELPH 350 HS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-300mm (F3.6-7.0) lens
  • 147g - 100 x 58 x 23mm
  • Announced February 2015
  • Additionally referred to as IXUS 275 HS
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Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Overview

The following is a in depth analysis of the Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS, both Ultracompact cameras and both are built by Canon. The resolution of the ELPH 180 (20MP) and the ELPH 350 HS (20MP) is fairly close and they enjoy the exact same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The ELPH 180 was launched 12 months after the ELPH 350 HS which means that they are of a similar age. Each of these cameras come with the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before delving straight into a comprehensive comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the ELPH 180 grades vs the ELPH 350 HS with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Canon ELPH 180 over the Canon ELPH 350 HS

 ELPH 180 ELPH 350 HS 
AnnouncedJanuary 2016February 2015Newer by 12 months

Reasons to pick Canon ELPH 350 HS over the Canon ELPH 180

 ELPH 350 HS ELPH 180 
Display dimension3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution461k230kCrisper display (+231k dot)

Common features in the Canon ELPH 180 and Canon ELPH 350 HS

 ELPH 180 ELPH 350 HS 
Manually focus Lack of manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch display Neither features Touch display

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Physical Comparison

In case you're looking to travel with your camera frequently, you'll have to think about its weight and volume. The Canon ELPH 180 enjoys physical measurements of 95mm x 54mm x 22mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9") having a weight of 126 grams (0.28 lbs) while the Canon ELPH 350 HS has sizing of 100mm x 58mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9") having a weight of 147 grams (0.32 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you are using at that moment. The following is the front view dimensions comparison of the ELPH 180 compared to the ELPH 350 HS.

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability rating of the ELPH 180 and ELPH 350 HS is 96 and 95 respectively.

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS top view buttons comparison

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it can be difficult to see the gap in sensor dimensions only by researching specifications. The image below will help give you a better sense of the sensor sizing in the ELPH 180 and ELPH 350 HS.

Plainly, both of those cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements and the exact same resolution therefore you can expect comparable quality of pictures though you need to factor the launch date of the cameras into account. The more modern ELPH 180 will have an edge in sensor innovation.

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS sensor size comparison

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Screen and ViewFinder

Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Portrait photography information
Canon ELPH 350 HS Portrait photography information
40
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
has face detection focus
focusing manually not possible
no manual exposure
cannot use external flash
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
39
sensor resolution is decent (20MP)
includes face detect focusing
lack of manual focus
lack of manual mode
external flash not possible
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Street photography details
Canon ELPH 350 HS Street photography details
60
image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
57
built in image stabilization (Optical)
fixed screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
more heavy than average in class (147 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Sports photography info
Canon ELPH 350 HS Sports photography info
40
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20MP)
max frames per second very slow (0.8 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect auto focus
44
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
good battery (250 shots)
max frames per second low (2.5 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon ELPH 180
Travel photography with Canon ELPH 350 HS
68
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
flash built-in
fairly wide (28mm)
missing Timelapse mode
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
69
good battery (250 per charge)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
built-in flash
reasonably wide (25mm)
long zoom (300mm)
lack of Timelapse function
more heavy than average in class (147g)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.6)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Landscape photography features
Canon ELPH 350 HS Landscape photography features
42
fairly wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
screen is somewhat small (2.7 inches)
no manual exposure
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
missing Timelapse mode
49
reasonably wide (25mm)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (20MP)
good battery (250 per charge)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.6)
lack of manual mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW files
lack of Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon ELPH 180 Vlogging information
Canon ELPH 350 HS Vlogging information
32
fairly wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
has face detection focus
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
low quality video (1280 x 720 resolution)
missing external microphone jack
33
reasonably wide (25mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detect focusing
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
slow max aperture (f3.6)
screen isn't selfie friendly
lack of microphone socket
more heavy than average in class (147g)
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Canon ELPH 180 vs Canon ELPH 350 HS Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon ELPH 180 and Canon ELPH 350 HS
 Canon PowerShot ELPH 180Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
General Information
Brand Name Canon Canon
Model Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS
Also referred to as - IXUS 275 HS
Category Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2016-01-05 2015-02-06
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Processor DIGIC 4+ DIGIC 4+
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 20MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 5152 x 3864 5184 x 3888
Max native ISO 1600 3200
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
Selective AF
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points - 9
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-224mm (8.0x) 25-300mm (12.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.2-6.9 f/3.6-7.0
Macro focus range 1cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.7 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 230k dots 461k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 15 seconds 15 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 0.8 frames per sec 2.5 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 3.00 m (at Auto ISO) 4.00 m
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, flash on, slow synchro, flash off
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (25p), 640 x 480 (30p) 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 126 grams (0.28 pounds) 147 grams (0.32 pounds)
Dimensions 95 x 54 x 22mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9") 100 x 58 x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 220 images 250 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NB-11LH NB-11LH
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 secs)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Card slots One One
Launch price $119 $219