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Canon ELPH 300 HS

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Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
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Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Sep 2011
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Canon ELPH 300 HS Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon ELPH 300 HS number 871 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
223 Reviews + 6 Awards
79
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 223 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
PowerShot ELPH 300 HS - performance and style, digital ELPH cameras
Incredibly thin. incredibly powerful
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

Canon ELPH 300 HS Video Reviews

Canon ELPH 300 HS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Canon ELPH 300 HS of only 12.1MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 18% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 300 HS has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the ELPH 300 HS of 5x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 54% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 300 HS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The ELPH 300 HS's minimum aperture number of 2.7 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 76% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The ELPH 300 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than 81% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The ELPH 300 HS's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The ELPH 300 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the ELPH 300 HS of only 122g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 82% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Canon ELPH 300 HS of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The ELPH 300 HS's flash recharging time of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The ELPH 300 HS is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The ELPH 300 HS features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon ELPH 300 HS's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The ELPH 300 HS has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 0.24kg, with the lightest being 0.095kg and the heaviest being 1.3kg. The ELPH 300 HS's weight of only 0.122kg is lighter than 76% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The ELPH 300 HS features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The ELPH 300 HS supports a maximum still image resolution of 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon ELPH 300 HS's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The ELPH 300 HS's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 60% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon ELPH 300 HS supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon ELPH 300 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The ELPH 300 HS supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon elph300hsrd, canon elph300hsbk

Barcodes:

00013803133233, 00013803133585, 00013803133592, 00999996731756

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon ELPH 300 HS

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