Canon ELPH 360 HS
- 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 3" Fixed Screen
- ISO 80 - 3200
- Optical Image Stabilization
- 1920 x 1080 video
- 25-300mm (F3.6-7.0) lens
- 147g - 100 x 58 x 23mm
- Revealed January 2016
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- Size Comparison
Canon ELPH 360 HS summary
Canon ELPH 360 HS is Canon's Ultracompact digital camera first introduced on January of 2016. It has got a 20 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a full resolution of 5184 x 3888.
The ELPH 360 HS is positioned #7 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & overall #579 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our list. Please test our Advanced camera finder to see camera ratings based on your personalized criteria.
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Canon ELPH 360 HS history
The Canon ELPH 360 HS has a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can see all past and newer models as well as key features.
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ELPH 360 HS vs ELPH 340 HS25-300mm
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ELPH 360 HS vs ELPH 300 HS24-120mm
ELPH 360 HS vs ELPH 100 HS28-112mm
Canon ELPH 360 HS Gallery
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Canon ELPH 360 HS Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of benefits and drawbacks of the Canon ELPH 360 HS based on features which are oftentimes regarded as useful in a digital camera.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Sensor features
The Canon ELPH 360 HS houses the DIGIC 4+ processor. The measurement of the sensor on the Canon ELPH 360 HS is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 5184 x 3888 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3. The camera features Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization since the latter can cause cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 20 megapixels and provides a standard ISO range of 80 to 3200. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved so the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath illustrates the ELPH 360 HS's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The ELPH 360 HS sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Canon ELPH 360 HS dimensions
Canon ELPH 360 HS has a weight of 0.32 lb (147g / 5.19 ounces) & the dimensions of the camera is 100mm x 58mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121g and the Canon ELPH 360 HS is weightier as compared to other rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Underneath is a image of the Canon ELPH 360 HS next to a softdrink to help you get a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will highlight the button design on the ELPH 360 HS.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Lens features
The ELPH 360 HS comes with a fixed lens offering a focal range of 25-300mm giving it a 12.0 x zoom which is definitely not significant nevertheless it will surely be convenient in some cases.
At it's widest 25mm, it features an aperture of f3.6 which will be really sluggish and not the best for low light situations and you might find it difficult to get good bokeh. You might also need to raise your ISO which results in noisy images. Towards the long end, 300mm is amazing zoom and comes to f7.0 which is really slow and you might have to utilize slower shutter speeds.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Connectivity
The ELPH 360 HS has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- NFC Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras which include NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can copy images and oftentimes change settings without connecting physically with the camera.
Several apps also stream a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack using the USB port.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Video features
The highest possible video resolution on the Canon ELPH 360 HS is 1920 x 1080 and you can record in MPEG-4 and H.264 file format. 1080p resolution offers a decent balance between video quality vs file size but 1080p is not going to give you any room to downsample. The body does not offer a microphone or headphone jack so you have absolutely no control over the audio. It is perhaps a better idea to buy another model in case you require good audio for your videos.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Weather Sealing
Canon ELPH 360 HS does not have environment sealing so wet conditions may affect the camera.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon ELPH 360 HS has got a 3 inch fixed screen having a resolution of 461 thousand dots.
Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The View Finder details for Canon ELPH 360 HS are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and tricky to see, viewfinders will be pretty useful.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Shutter features
Canon ELPH 360 HS continuous shooting rate is 2.5 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Flash and Hot shoe features
Canon ELPH 360 HS features just in-built flash lacking external flash support.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Autofocus features
Canon ELPH 360 HS features only Contrast Detect Autofocus & does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier & precise as compared to Contrast Detect focusing. The camera has got Face detection making it useful for people photography.
Canon ELPH 360 HS can use manual focus when needed during low light situations or you need to have more exact control on focus.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Battery life
The battery life (NB-11LH) for the Canon ELPH 360 HS is built to last for 180 images as per the CIPA benchmarks which is lower in comparison with it's competitors. The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has got the best (320) battery life within this type of cameras.
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Canon ELPH 360 HS for specific types of photography
The following diagram gives a summary of the Canon ELPH 360 HS for specific types of photography. To understand more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Portrait photography info
The Canon ELPH 360 HS has a score of 45 which is terrible, meaning that it is just not good to use for portrait photography. Taking portraits leans heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW photos along with the potential to utilize off-camera flash.
Canon ELPH 360 HS as a Street photography camera
Getting a reasonable points total of 57, the Canon ELPH 360 HS is relatively adequate to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Canon ELPH 360 HS as a Sports photography camera
A terrible sports photography points tally of 37 suggests the Canon ELPH 360 HS is just not good for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs excellent focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon ELPH 360 HS as a Travel photography camera
Size is pretty critical in selecting a camera for travel. Over-all, the Canon ELPH 360 HS gets a very good 65 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent choice for your trips.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Landscape photography information
If you are looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most critical factor is going to be image quality. The Canon ELPH 360 HS with it's average rating of 49 for a landscape camera is relatively appropriate among it's competitors.
Vlogging with Canon ELPH 360 HS
A camera for vlogging ought to have a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Canon ELPH 360 HS is just not good as a vlog camera as it receives a terrible rating of 33.
Canon ELPH 360 HS Alternatives
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