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Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS

Portability
95
Imaging
47
Features
25
Overall
38
Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS front
 
Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS front
Portability
95
Imaging
47
Features
39
Overall
43

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Key Specs

Canon ELPH 190 IS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-240mm (F3.0-6.9) lens
  • 138g - 95 x 57 x 24mm
  • Launched January 2016
Canon ELPH 360 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 January 2016
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Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Overview

On this page, we are contrasting the Canon ELPH 190 IS versus Canon ELPH 360 HS, both Ultracompact cameras and both of them are manufactured by Canon. The resolution of the ELPH 190 IS (20MP) and the ELPH 360 HS (20MP) is very close and both cameras have the same sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The ELPH 190 IS was unveiled very close to the ELPH 360 HS and they are both of a similar generation. Both of the cameras have the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before diving right into a full comparison, here is a quick introduction of how the ELPH 190 IS matches up versus the ELPH 360 HS with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon ELPH 190 IS over the Canon ELPH 360 HS

 ELPH 190 IS ELPH 360 HS 

Reasons to pick Canon ELPH 360 HS over the Canon ELPH 190 IS

 ELPH 360 HS ELPH 190 IS 
Manual focus Very precise focus
Display dimensions3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution461k230kCrisper display (+231k dot)

Common features in the Canon ELPH 190 IS and Canon ELPH 360 HS

 ELPH 190 IS ELPH 360 HS 
AnnouncedJanuary 2016January 2016Same generation
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch display Absent Touch display

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Physical Comparison

In case you're planning to lug around your camera frequently, you have to think about its weight and volume. The Canon ELPH 190 IS features outer measurements of 95mm x 57mm x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9") with a weight of 138 grams (0.30 lbs) while the Canon ELPH 360 HS has sizing of 100mm x 58mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9") accompanied by a weight of 147 grams (0.32 lbs).

Contrast the Canon ELPH 190 IS versus Canon ELPH 360 HS in the all new Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you have chosen during that time. The following is a front view size comparison of the ELPH 190 IS vs the ELPH 360 HS.

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability grade of the ELPH 190 IS and ELPH 360 HS is 95 and 95 respectively.

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS top view buttons comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is very difficult to visualize the difference in sensor measurements simply by viewing technical specs. The photograph underneath may offer you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the ELPH 190 IS and ELPH 360 HS.

As you can tell, both cameras provide the same sensor dimensions and the same exact megapixels and you should expect comparable quality of pictures although you should take the production date of the cameras into account.

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS sensor size comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Screen and ViewFinder

Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS as a Portrait photography camera
Canon ELPH 360 HS as a Portrait photography camera
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good MP (20 megapixels)
comes with face detection focus
focusing manually not possible
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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manual focus
resolution is good (20MP)
features face detect autofocus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
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Street Comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS Street photography information
Canon ELPH 360 HS Street photography information
59
image stabilization (Optical)
fixed screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
57
image stabilization (Optical)
fixed screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
heavier than competitors in class (147g)
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Sports Comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS Sports photography info
Canon ELPH 360 HS Sports photography info
37
image stabilization (Optical)
good MP (20MP)
continuous shooting slow (0.8 frames per second)
no shutter priority
small sensor size (1/2.3")
bad battery power (190 CIPA)
lacks phase detect auto focus
37
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20MP)
max fps very slow (2.5 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
not so great battery pack (180 shots)
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS Travel photography details
Canon ELPH 360 HS Travel photography details
64
good MP (20 megapixels)
built-in flash
fairly wide (24mm)
missing Time Lapse function
bad battery power (190 shots)
display isn't selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
65
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
built-in flash
quite wide (25mm)
great zoom (300mm)
no Time Lapse function
not so great battery pack (180 CIPA)
heavier than competitors in class (147 grams)
does not have a selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f3.6)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS Landscape photography factors
Canon ELPH 360 HS Landscape photography factors
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fairly wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
good MP (20 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
manual exposure not possible
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
bad battery power (190 per charge)
missing Time Lapse function
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manual focus
quite wide (25mm)
nice screen size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
resolution is good (20 megapixels)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.6)
no manual control
sensor is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
not so great battery pack (180 shots)
no Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon ELPH 190 IS as a Vlogging camera
Canon ELPH 360 HS as a Vlogging camera
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fairly wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detection focus
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
display isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
missing external mic jack
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quite wide (25mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect autofocus
video res high (1920 x 1080 pxls)
slow maximum aperture (f3.6)
does not have a selfie friendly display
no mic support
heavier than competitors in class (147g)
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Canon ELPH 190 IS vs Canon ELPH 360 HS Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon ELPH 190 IS and Canon ELPH 360 HS
 Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 ISCanon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
General Information
Brand Canon Canon
Model Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
Type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2016-01-05 2016-01-05
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip DIGIC 4+ DIGIC 4+
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 4:3
Max resolution 5152 x 3864 5184 x 3888
Max native ISO 1600 3200
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 24-240mm (10.0x) 25-300mm (12.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.0-6.9 f/3.6-7.0
Macro focus range 1cm 1cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.7 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 230k dots 461k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 15s 15s
Max shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shutter rate 0.8 frames/s 2.5 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.00 m (at Auto ISO) 4.00 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash settings Auto, on, slow synchro, off Auto, on, slow synchro, off
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
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 file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 138 gr (0.30 lb) 147 gr (0.32 lb)
Physical dimensions 95 x 57 x 24mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9") 100 x 58 x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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 190 photos 180 photos
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NB-11LH NB-11LH
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Card slots Single Single
Retail cost $159 $209