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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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A fully featured 12.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon ELPH 300 HS Review

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Why Has it Scored 28?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
1" image sensor size
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

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Canon ELPH 300 HS In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The ELPH 300 HS has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite Low Megapixel

The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP. The Canon ELPH 300 HS has a quite low megapixel (only 12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of digital cameras is 300g, and the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. With a weight of only 122 grams, the Canon ELPH 300 HS is one of the lighter cameras amongst cameras of this age.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The ELPH 300 HS has a relatively typical optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon ELPH 300 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Canon ELPH 300 HS has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras range from 0.097kg to 360kg. At only 0.122 kilograms, the Canon ELPH 300 HS is fairly light compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The ELPH 300 HS has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. At only 2.7, the ELPH 300 HS has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The ELPH 300 HS supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The ELPH 300 HS features saturation adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Magnification

Cameras have magnifications of between 0.15x and 100x, and the average magnification is 2.6x. At 10 times zoom factor, the Canon ELPH 300 HS has a fairly high magnification compared to most of the other cameras.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The ELPH 300 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. Across all cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 to 6016 x 4000.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The ELPH 300 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras also support Full HD video.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the ELPH 300 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon ELPH 300 HS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the ELPH 300 HS has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

The average flash recharging time of cameras is 5.5s, and the flash recharging times range from 0.0055s to 15s. At 10 seconds, the Canon ELPH 300 HS has a fairly slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 300 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the ELPH 300 HS has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was September 2011 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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