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Canon ELPH 320 HS

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A multi award winning and fully featured 16.1 megapixel 5 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16.1MP 5x Yes Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon ELPH 320 HS Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Canon ELPH 320 HS as follows for Summary.
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20 Reviews + 4 Awards
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50
Good Features
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%, based on 20 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, excellent design and good picture quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very light
1" image sensor size
Only 4608 x 2592 pixels image resolution
Only 170 battery life (CIPA standard)

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Canon ELPH 320 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Four Industry Awards

The editors of review websites Hardwarezone.com.ph, Pcactual.com, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all decided that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on 20 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Techradar and Digital Versus this Canon digital camera has an average expert rating of 70 out of 100.

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Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

We checked 33,726 expert and owner reviews (including 6,880 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 for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Three customers agreed that the product was compact.

  • The images that this little compact camera turns out can be very good indeed.
  • Appreciated for its slim metal body, stylish looks…
  • It is lightweight, compact and easy to slip into your purse or pocket…
  • It hides a fair amount of brains in its compact body…
    Techsmart.co.za September 2012
  • Since those first digital compact cameras emerged…
    Cnet.com.au November 2012

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good looking.

  • Appreciated for its slim metal body, stylish looks and excellent performance…
  • A fashionable, fun camera that offers users a host of modes to play with…
    Itp.net July 2012

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two owners concluded that it was able to produce good images.

  • The images that this little compact camera turns out can be very good indeed.
  • Taking pictures is a fantastic way of retaining memories through the years…
    Makeuseof.com June 2013
  • Here are some of the sample images that we took (click the photo to view it in full resolution…

Features

Only 4608 X 2592 Pixels Image Resolution

The ELPH 320 HS has a 4608 x 2592 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the ELPH 320 HS has a fairly average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 130 grams, the Canon ELPH 320 HS is one of the lighter cameras amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the ELPH 320 HS has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon ELPH 320 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The Canon ELPH 320 HS has one of the larger display diagonals (3.2 inches) amongst cameras of this age. The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is typical of many cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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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 commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the ELPH 320 HS which takes 170 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The ELPH 320 HS features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon ELPH 320 HS has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The ELPH 320 HS features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Custom Colours

The ELPH 320 HS supports custom colours. Most of the other cameras also support custom colours.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon ELPH 320 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Canon digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. Cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels to 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 2.7, the ELPH 320 HS has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22.

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Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

At 10 seconds, the Canon ELPH 320 HS has a fairly slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the flash recharging times range from 0.0055s to 15s.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon ELPH 320 HS has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution

The Canon ELPH 320 HS has a higher still image resolution than most cameras. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1064 and 640 x 424 and 640 x 360. The best still image resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon ELPH 320 HS has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The ELPH 320 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The ELPH 320 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has an HDMI Port

The ELPH 320 HS has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was March 2012 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 6027b001, canon 6021b001, canon 6024b001, canon 6030b001, canon 1080p
Barcodes 00013803145571, 00013803145588, 00013803145595, 00013803145618, 00115970995482, 00115970995789, 00132017529011, 00138031455886, 00138031455954, 00138031456180, 00151903415634, 00163120770519, 00163120770670, 00168141304149, 00182682376465, 00745449869756

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