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Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS is a Ultra-Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-3200. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability.

Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS

The Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS features a 9-point Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance.

This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot ELPH 300 HS
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 15s
Lens24 - 120mm F/2.7 - 5.9 / 8Mininum Focus3cm (w) / 90cm (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 9-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes18Portrait, Kids&Pets, Smart Shutter, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Underwater, Fol
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 3.4 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *Unspecified limit. 8.2 FPS @ 3 MP. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Images @ 0-30s.
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash YesFE Lock, 3.5 - 2m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 24 FPS 16:9 *1280x720 @ 6 FPS Miniature Effect. 320x240 @ 240 FPS Super-Slow. Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 220 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-02-07, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 92 x 56 x 20mm (W x H x D) Weight 141g

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Canon ELPH 300 HS Highlights


Ultra-Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

12 Megapixels Ultra CompactISO 100-3200
5X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-15s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance
3.4 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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