Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

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MSRP $259.99

Summary:This tiny point-and-shoot delivers Very Strong still-image quality but only Decent video footage (it can’t capture 4K video). It has a lengthy 12x zoom and very nice image stabilization. It gets a respectable Good grade for simplicity of use and captures clear photos in low light. However, the battery life is below average.

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Detailed Test Results


This 20-megapixel Point-and-shoot camera captured images with very good quality. Very good for outdoor performance, such as shooting landscapes in the daytime; good for indoor performance, such as photographing a basketball game.


 The flash pictures taken by the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS are excellent. In our distance test, we discovered that the camera’s flash was able to illuminate most subjects that were closer to the camera, but had some issues with things that were further away. The flash also provides excellent, even coverage.


It features a 12x zoom lens, which is useful when you need to zoom in close to catch your subjects. The lens also offers a fairly wide-angle (25mm) capabilities, which is great for landscapes and group pictures, however you can notice some distortion when photographing faces up close.


 Taking hand-held photos at the telephoto end of the zoom range will typically blur or soften images owing to the minor movement of your hands; this is an essential feature with a long zoom lens. This model performs an excellent job of reducing the impacts of camera shaking when shooting at 4x magnification in well-lit settings. When shooting telephoto in well-lit settings, this model performs an excellent job of reducing camera shaking. It works admirably in low-light situations and nearly never generated grainy images.


In terms of performance, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS powers up very quickly. It has a short interval between shots, which can be important when shooting fast-moving or unpredictable subjects.


Video quality is good. It records full HD video at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 frames per second. In terms of sound, it catches excellent mono audio.

This camera, like other point-and-shoot devices, lacks a viewfinder, so you’ll have to rely on the LCD to create your shot or video. Despite the fact that it has a display with 461,000 pixels, which should make it better than others in its class, we didn’t find it to be very impressive.


It’s a 20-megapixel camera with 12x optical zoom and a 25mm-300mm equivalent focal length range. It features a 3-inch LCD display (461,000 pixels). The PowerShot ELPH 360 HS has no on-board storage and relies on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards to store photographs and videos. It records pictures as JPEG files with a maximum resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels and full HD video as MP4 files with a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and a frame rate of up to 30 frames per second. This type, like other digital cameras, includes a proprietary rechargeable battery. The PowerShot ELPH 360 HS is 0.32lbs and is 3.9 inches wide by 2.3 inches height by 0.9 inches.


Camera Format:
Built-in WIFI, NFC
Tripod Mount:
Video resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080)
3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in. (100 x 58 x 23 mm)
Sensor Type:
Effective Megapixels:
Sensor Format:
1/2.3 inch
28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Aspect Ratio:

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