• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 23.00mm - 483.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Canon 310 HS
ELPH 300 HS vs 310 HS
 
General
Model Number: ELPH 300 HS Galaxy Camera
Alternate Model Number(s): IXUS 220 HS  
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $249.99 $499.99
Street Price: $235.00 $479.50
Date Available: 2011-03-30 2012-11-16
Tripod Mount: Yes No
Weight: 5.0 oz (141 g)
includes batteries
10.6 oz (301 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.6 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(92 x 56 x 20 mm)
5.1 x 2.8 x 0.8 in.
(129 x 71 x 19 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 16.3
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1984 x 1488 (3.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.4 4.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (24)
1280x720 (30/6/3/1.5)
640x480 (30/120/6/3/1.5)
320x240 (30/240)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (60p/30p)
320x240 (30p)
768x512 (120p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
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 n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Samsung Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 23 - 483mm
Focal Length (actual): 4.3 - 21.5mm 4.1 - 86.1mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 21.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (W) - f/5.9 (T) f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ???
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
10 - 80 cm
3.9 - 31.5 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection Contrast Detection: Centre AF, Multi AF, Face Detection AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD 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): 2.7 4.8
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 2,764,800 dots (921,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 16 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center) Multi, Spot, Centre-weighted, Face Detection AE
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, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist Beauty face, Best photo, Continuous shot, Best face, Landscape, Macro, Action freeze, Rich tone, Panorama, Waterfall, Silhouette, Sunset, Night, Fireworks, Light trace. Expert Control (5 Mode) : P (Auto+), A (Aperture Priority), S (Speed Priority), Camcorder, M (Manual); Smart Pro: Macro, Rich Tone, Action Freeze, Waterfall Trace, Light Trace, Beautiful Sunset, Blue Sky, Natural Green, Silhouette, Vivid Fireworks; Photo Wizard: 35 photo editing tools
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds  
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Smart Flash, Slow Synchro Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 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)) Wide : 0.2m - 6.2m (ISO Auto), Tele : 0.5m - 5.1m (ISO Auto)
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 1.0 EV in 0.5EV 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:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM) MP4 (Video: MPEG4, AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included 8,192.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   built-in memory (approx.)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Mini-HDMI 4G, 3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz. IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi. Micro HDMI (Type D), Headphone Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 2.04 2.00
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):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.4 4.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   20
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.54 seconds 0.72 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.68 seconds 0.48 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.078 seconds 0.093 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 2.0 seconds 3.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.7 seconds 6.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 340 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-4L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 1,650 mAh lithium ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-4L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x 1,650 mAh lithium ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Canon HS system, Full 1080p HD movies, HDMI output. Available in silver, black and red. Uses a standard HD Super Clear Touch LCD screen, not an AMOLED like many Samsung devices. The stated resolution of 308 pixels per inch equates to a 1,280 x 720 pixel display. Has a 1.4GHz Quad-Core processor, and ships with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system, which is optimized for user interface speed through Google's Project Butter. Includes Google Play Store, Search, Maps, Gmail, Latitude, Plus, YouTube, Talk, Places, Navigation, Downloads, Chrome browser, Play Books, and Play Movies apps. Includes GPS receiver with A-GPS and GLONASS support. Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity: GSM 3G , HSPA-PLUS HSPA+21 (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100) 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4GHz / 5GHz Wi-Fi Direct available GAP, SSP, HSP, A2DP, SPP, OPP, AVRCP 1.3, HID DLNA, HDMI 1.4 support KIES, KIES Air support