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Canon Power Shot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 Mega Pixel Digital Camera Product Info

Canon ELPH 300 HS Power Shot 12. Megapixel Digital Cameras have a sleek and attractive slim design packed with premium optics. The PowerShot ELPH 300 HS from Canon features a 5x optical zoom, 2.7" LCD screen, and 12.1 megapixels. This compact digital camera is perfect for carrying in your pocket and capturing memorable moments. One of the slimmest designs available, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 is convenient and impressive for quality point-and-shoot photography.

The Canon ELPH 300 HS has advanced features to make the most of your photography experience. With such a small form factor, it is even more impressive to see the photos and 1080p HD video the Canon Powershot 12.1 megapixels ELPH 300 is the perfect Canon Camera for on the go photo shooting.

Specifications for Canon 12 Megapixels PowerShot Digital Cameras ELPH 300:

Type: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical & 4x Digital & 20x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type: 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Total Pixels: Approx. 12.8 Megapixels
Effective Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length: 4.3 (W) - 21.5mm (T) (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)
Digital Zoom: Approx. 4x
Focusing Range: Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.0 ft. (90cm) - infinity (T) / Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3 - 50cm) (W)
Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder: N/A
LCD Monitor: 2.7-inch TFT color LCD (wide viewing angle type)
LCD Pixels: Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/2.7 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed: 1 - 1/2000 sec. 15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total Shutter speed range)
Exposure Control
Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200
Light Metering Method: Evaluative(Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF), Center-weighted average, Spot(Metering frame is fixed to the center)
Exposure Control Method: AE Lock
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control: Auto(Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Smart Flash, Slow Synchro
Flash Range: 1.6 - 11.5 ft. (W), 3.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.5m (W), 90cm - 2.0m (T))2.5 - 11.5 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft (T), 75cm - 3.5m (W), (1.0 - 2.0m, (T)) / Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
Recycling Time: 10 seconds or less (Battery Voltage: 3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation: N/A
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes: P, Auto(Smart Auto also available for videos), Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer), 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, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie(Standard, Super Slow Motion Movie, Miniature Effect for Movies (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button))
Photo Effects: My colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color(Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available)
Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom Shooting start time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Wireless Control: N/A
Continuous Shooting:
  • Approx. 3.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
  • Approx. 8.2 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst)
Image Storage
Storage Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, Eye-Fi, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Image Recording Format: Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode:
  • Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
  • Video: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels:
  • 16:9
    • 4000 x 2248 (Large), 2816 x 1584 (Medium 1), 1920 x 1080 (Medium 2), 640 x 360 (Small)
  • 3:2
    • 4000 x 2664 (Large), 2816 x 1880 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1064 (Medium 2), 640 x 424 (Small)
  • 4:3
    • 4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)
  • 1:1
    • 2992 x 2992 (Large), 2112 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1200 x 1200 (Medium 2), 480 x 480 (Small)
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File:
  • - Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
  • - Still Images: Single, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
  • - Videos: Normal Playback(Auto settings available in 5 levels), Slow Motion(5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.), Special Playback, Editing, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes: Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)
  • - The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
  • - Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.
Video Out:
  • NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Mini-HDMI connector
Audio Out: Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other: Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-speed cable
Power Supply: Battery Pack NB-4L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used with DC Couple DR-10) Approx. 220 shots Approx. 5 hours
Power Source: Battery Pack NB-4L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used with DC Couple DR-10)
Shooting Capacity: Approx. 220 shots
Playback Time: Approx. 5 hours
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.63 x 2.20 x 0.77 in. / 92.2 x 55.9 x 19.5mm
Weight: Approx. 4.97 oz. / 141g (Including batteries and memory card)

Features of Canon 5x 12 Megapixel Camera Power Shot ELPH 300:

  • World's thinnest digital camera with a 24mm ultra Wide-Angle lens* and 5x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer.
  • Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash and lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
  • Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality with stereo sound, plus a dedicated movie button for easy access. Zoom optically while shooting video and keep footage stabilized with Dynamic IS.
  • Get high-speed shooting in a point-and-shoot camera: High-speed Burst Mode captures 8.0fps and Super Slow Motion Movie records video at high speeds to allow slow motion playback.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
  • Movie Digest Mode records a short video clip right before shooting a still image and then combines one day's worth of clips into one video.
  • New scene modes, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome, add an artistic look to your photos.

Package Contents:

  • Canon PowerShot 12.1 Megapixel ELPH300HS Digital Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

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