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Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS Review
Our Rating: 4.5/5
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Category: Entry Level Vlogging Camera
In this review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS, we’ll discuss how this camera performs, who it’s for and which YouTubers use this and it’s effectiveness as a vlogging camera for YouTubers.
Canon makes and design their cameras with customer’s needs in mind. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS is no different and is a great entry level vlogging camera for aspiring YouTubers and Vloggers. This camera has 12.1 megapixels for those important shots, a DIGIC 5 Image processor and a 24mm wide angle lens which is great for shooting video’s especially vlogging.
- Camera is ultra portable, quite small and lightweight.
- Full HD Video Capture with wide angle lens which is ideal for vlogging
- WiFi Feature makes it easy to transfer video’s and pictures & upload directly to social media sites.
- The 330HS has Optical Stabilization for non-shaky videos, which is perfect for vlogging.
- Takes great pictures in low light settings, with a ton of other shooting modes
- Cons :
- WiFi Feature can be hard to set up
- 45 minute recording time for battery
Sleek Durable Design : This camera is designed with the customer in mind. The camera comes in 3 different colors, Black, Pink, and Silver. The metal body itself is lightweight, small,portable and comfortable to hold, which is perfect for Vloggers and YouTubers who don’t want to carry around large heavy cameras but not skimp out on quality. The camera is also quite durable and “life proof” with many saying they have bumped and dropped the camera and it still functions perfectly!
Full HD Video Recording: This camera allows for Full HD Recording at 1920 x 1080 at 24 frames per second. Recording at this resolution is perfect for youtube as the file sizes aren’t too large and easy to export from your camera and into your favorite movie editor while still retaining High-Quality video
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WiFi Transfer & Uploading to social networks
The WiFi Feature is one of the most useful features of this camera. Once you have WiFi Set up on the camera you can upload your pictures to your computer or your smartphone and directly to social networks without the hassle of transferring over USB to a computer. Which is perfect for a youtuber on the go. The only downside is the 5-10 minutes trying to set up the initial WiFi Feature as it can be a bit tricky.
10X Optical Zoom.
This camera has a powerful 10x Optical Zoom covering a 24-240mm field of view. This canon performs extremely well when taking pictures that require you to zoom keeping the focus and detail in check.
The only downside I have found for this camera is that you can only record for about 30-45 minutes of video and the battery goes low, which means you may need to carry around another battery incase it goes dead if you’re filming more content than 35+ minutes.
Overall, This camera is perfect for entry level vloggers who want to make it onto the youtube scene without spending an obscene amount of money on a DSLR without skimping on quality. The camera is well built, provides high-quality video and pictures and has great optical stabilization.