Canon ELPH 300 HS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 
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Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: ELPH 300 HS 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price: $235.00
Date Available: 2011-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 5.0 oz (141 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.6 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(92 x 56 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.4
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 24, 30/6/3/1.5, 30/120/6/3/1.5, 30/240
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (W) - f/5.9 (T) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Smart Flash, Slow Synchro 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 1.6 - 11.5 ft. (W), 3.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.5m (W), 90cm - 2.0m (T))  
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini-HDMI 
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-4L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-4L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 220
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Canon HS system, Full 1080p HD movies, HDMI output. Available in silver, black and red. 

 


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