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Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS

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Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS

$238.98
Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS
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Used - Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS / IXUS 220 HS 12.1MP Digital Camera - Red (Used)
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Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS number 40 across all digital cameras and number 96 in best selling cameras.
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224 Reviews + 6 Awards
97
Value for Money
Excellent
83
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 87?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 82%, based on 224 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 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Faster than average camera shutter speed
Has a built-in flash
Incredibly thin. incredibly powerful
Features
Thin is in!

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Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Outstanding Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $238.98 it is still cheaper than 71% of cameras.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the Powershot ELPH 300 HS of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Powershot ELPH 300 HS of 0.0667s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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Very Light

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS's weight of only 122g is in the lightest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS is 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

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

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Has an HDMI Port

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Supports Custom Colours

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS supports custom colours, unlike 94% of cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 44% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 27% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

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

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS is a camera that takes 220 shots battery life.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS's flash recharging time of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is slower than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have flash recharging times of between 1s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Powershot ELPH 300 HS's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

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00013803133233, 00013803133592

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