• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 224.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.8 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
  • Nikon J5
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Predecessor: Canon ELPH 300 HS
ELPH 300 HS vs 310 HS
Nikon J4
J4 vs J5
Successor: Canon 320 HS
310 HS vs 320 HS
 
General
Model Number: 310 HS J5
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 230 HS  
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $259.99 $499.95
Street Price: $249.99 $496.95
Date Available: 2011-10-01 2015-04-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.0 oz (141 g)
includes batteries
12.2 oz (345 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.8 x 2.2 x 0.9 in.
(96 x 57 x 22 mm)
3.9 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(98 x 60 x 32 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 20.8
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 116.16mm2 (13.20mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 2.37 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:   65
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   21.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.0
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   479
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, 3:2),
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, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2),
4176 x 2784 (11.6 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2),
9600 x 920 (8.8 MP, Other),
1536 x 9600 (14.7 MP, Other),
4800 x 920 (4.4 MP, Other),
1536 x 4800 (7.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), Compressed 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 59.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
3840x2160 (15p)
1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (120p)
800x296 (400p)
400x144 (1200p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)) MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with PCM audio
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Nikon 1
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens 1 Nikkor 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 VR PD-Zoom
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 224mm 27 - 81mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 40mm 10 - 30mm
Zoom Ratio: 8.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.0 - f/9.0 (W) / f/5.9 - f/18 (T) f/3.5 (W)- f/5.6 (T) - f/16 with 7-blade rounded aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection Hybrid AF (phase detection/contrast-detect AF): Single-point AF: 171 focus areas, the center 105 areas support phase-detection AF; Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas; Subject tracking; Face-priority AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 461,000 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   160
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 160 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual (custom); All except preset manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center) Matrix, Center-weighted (4.5mm), Spot (2mm centered on selected AF area)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
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, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie Scene Mode: Sports, Portrait, Night Landscape, Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up; HDR, Easy Panorama, Soft, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Cross Process, Toy Camera Effect, Nostalgic Sepia, Pop, Retro, High-contrast Monochrome, Fisheye, Skin softening and Cross Screen; Best Moment Capture (Active Selection, Slow View and Smart Photo Selector); Motion Snapshot
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off Auto, auto + red-eye reduction, fill flash, fill flash + slow sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction + slow sync, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain + slow sync, off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6-13 ft. (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (T) (50 cm-4.0 m (W), 50 cm-2.0 m (T)) GN=5m (ISO 100) or 6.3m (ISO 160); Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync:   1/60
Flash Exposure Compensation:   -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   Compressed 12-bit NEF RAW, RAW+JPG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)) MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with PCM audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.06 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.5 59.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   20
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   59.4
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   20
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   61.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   20
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.38 seconds 0.07 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.46 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.053 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.29 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.119 seconds 0.052 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds 2.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.7 seconds 1.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 210 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-4L Proprietary EN-EL24
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-4L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL24 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM View NX-i
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows 7/8/8.1, 32 or 64-bit; Mac OS X 10.8.5+, 64-bit only
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3-inch 461K-dot LCD screen, Canon's HS SYSTEM, 1080p Full HD videos, High-Speed Burst mode, Intelligent IS, and Smart AUTO. Available in purple, blue, pink, green and silver. New 20.8-megapixel BSI 1-inch CMOS sensor, EXPEED 5A image processor, 20fps burst mode with continuous AF (60fps with AF fixed), 4K video at 15fps, tilting touchscreen LCD, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC. Available in silver and black, silver and white and all black in multiple kit configurations.