Canon ELPH 350 HS summary
Canon ELPH 350 HS is Canon's Ultracompact camera first announced on February of 2015. The camera features a 20MP, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 5184 x 3888. The camera is referred to as "IXUS 275 HS" in certain countries.
The ELPH 350 HS is scored #8 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and over-all #564 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our collection. Please try out our Advanced camera search to see camera results based on your personalized requirements.
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Canon ELPH 350 HS family
The Canon ELPH 350 HS is part of a family of products. You can read the full range below.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Gallery
You can check the ELPH 350 HS from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Pros and Cons
Below is a list of upsides and downsides of the Canon ELPH 350 HS based on aspects that are normally regarded as important in a camera.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Sensor details
The Canon ELPH 350 HS is run by the DIGIC 4+ processor chip. The dimension of the sensor in the Canon ELPH 350 HS is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 5184 x 3888 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Optical). Sensor stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter may produce cropping.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 20 megapixels and includes a native ISO range of 80 - 3200. Sadly, RAW photos are not supported therefore the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image below displays the ELPH 350 HS's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The ELPH 350 HS sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Canon ELPH 350 HS dimensions
Canon ELPH 350 HS weighs about 0.32 lbs (147 grams / 5.19 oz) and the measurement of the camera is 100mm x 58mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121 grams so the Canon ELPH 350 HS is more heavy when compared to various rivals.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The following is a photo of the Canon ELPH 350 HS alongside a softdrink to help you to have a sense of its scale.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button design on the ELPH 350 HS.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Lens specs
The ELPH 350 HS provides an inbuilt lens featuring a focal range of 25-300mm making it a 12.0 x zoom which won't be exceptional nevertheless it could be valuable in certain situations.
At the widest 25mm, the lens offers an aperture of f3.6 which is rather slow and not the best in low light circumstances and you may find it hard to capture a shallow depth of field. You will also need to boost the ISO giving you noisy photographs. On the tele end, 300mm is great zoom and comes with f7.0 which is fairly slow and you will need to use slow shutter speeds.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Connectivity
The ELPH 350 HS has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras which have NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to send photos and in some cases alter settings without the hassle of connecting physically to the camera.
A few applications even provide a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external monitor. The majority of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Video specs
The highest possible video quality in the Canon ELPH 350 HS is 1920 x 1080 and it can shoot in H.264 format. 1080p quality gives you an excellent balance in quality vs file sizes but 1080p isn't going to leave you with much room to crop. The camera does not offer a mic and / or headphone socket which means that you have little control over your sound. It is perhaps a better idea to order another camera if you want better sound in your video clips.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Weather Sealing
There is no environment sealing in the Canon ELPH 350 HS so you need to be careful in rainy or dusty conditions.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Display and Viewfinder
The Canon ELPH 350 HS features a 3 inch fixed screen supporting a resolution of 461 thousand dots.
Sadly the screen is not a touch screen.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder specs regarding Canon ELPH 350 HS are the following:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tough to view, viewfinders are particularly useful.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Shutter specs
Canon ELPH 350 HS continuous shooting speed is 2.5 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Flash and Hot shoe specs
Canon ELPH 350 HS includes only integrated flash lacking external flash support.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Autofocusing specs
Canon ELPH 350 HS includes just Contrast Based AF and lacks Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot faster & exact when compared to Contrast Based focusing. The camera features Face detect which is valuable for portrait photography.
The Sensor features 9 focus points to choose from. Canon ELPH 350 HS has not got manual focusing. Manual focusing ability is useful in low light occasions or you need to have more precise control on depth of field.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Battery life
The battery life (NB-11LH) in the Canon ELPH 350 HS is made to last for 250 photos as per the CIPA requirements making it above average in comparison to its category. The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has the best (320) battery life in this type of cameras.
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Canon ELPH 350 HS for various kinds of photography
The following illustration provides a summary of the Canon ELPH 350 HS for various kinds of photography. To learn more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Portrait photography details
The Canon ELPH 350 HS receives a score of 39 which is bad, and means the camera is not very good for portraits. Taking portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support & potential to use off-camera flash.
Street photography with Canon ELPH 350 HS
Coming in at a decent points total of 57, the Canon ELPH 350 HS is fairly suited for street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Sports photography features
A bad sports photography score of 44 means the Canon ELPH 350 HS is not very good for photographing sports. A camera must have very good focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Canon ELPH 350 HS as a Travel photography camera
Weight is extremely crucial when buying a camera for travel. All things considered, the Canon ELPH 350 HS gets a nice 69 as a travelling camera which is a good fit to buy for your travels.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Landscape photography details
For anybody who is planning to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The Canon ELPH 350 HS with it's reasonable rating of 49 for a landscape camera is relatively appropriate amongst its rivals.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Vlogging advice
A vlogging camera really should have a articulating display screen, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Canon ELPH 350 HS is not very good for vlogging as it receives a bad score of 33.
Canon ELPH 350 HS Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the ELPH 350 HS, here is a selection of the highest scored cameras which fall into the class of Ultracompact.
The line chart down below gives you a summary of the ELPH 350 HS versus it's top scored rivals mentioned above.
There are more cameras you might view as alternative options. To go through a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.