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Canon ELPH 300 HS
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Canon ELPH 300 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 5x Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras
Supports video recording
Supports video capability
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Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The ELPH 300 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the ELPH 300 HS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon digital camera. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The ELPH 300 HS supports video capability, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The ELPH 300 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon ELPH 300 HS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

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Very Light

At only 0.122 kilograms, the Canon ELPH 300 HS is quite light compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average weight of low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 10kg.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The ELPH 300 HS has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 300 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 300 HS has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Canon camera has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s), whereas most low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. Across all cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera the best still image resolution is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Camera

Features Saturation Adjustment

The Canon ELPH 300 HS features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The ELPH 300 HS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Features Histogram

The ELPH 300 HS features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The ELPH 300 HS has a hand strap. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The ELPH 300 HS has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The ELPH 300 HS has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The ELPH 300 HS features voice recording. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The ELPH 300 HS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Viewfinder

Fairly High Magnification

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera the magnifications range from -2x to 20x, and the average magnification is 4x. With a magnification of 10 times zoom factor, the ELPH 300 HS has one of the higher magnifications amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The ELPH 300 HS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The ELPH 300 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

The lightest digital camera of this age and spec is 50g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 260g. With a weight of only 122 grams, the Canon ELPH 300 HS is fairly light compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Lens System

Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At only 24 millimeters, the Canon ELPH 300 HS has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 38mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon ELPH 300 HS has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the ELPH 300 HS has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the ELPH 300 HS has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera. Similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 640 pixels and 1,100,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the ELPH 300 HS has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Flash

Very Slow Flash Recharging Time

Cameras of this age and spec have flash recharging times of between 2s and 12s, and the average flash recharging time is 6.8s. The Canon ELPH 300 HS has a fairly slow flash recharging time (10 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the ELPH 300 HS.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon elph300hsrd, canon elph300hsbk
Barcodes 00013803133233, 00013803133585, 00013803133592, 00999996731756

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