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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 MP CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash and
Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality with stereo sound, plus a dedicated movie button for easy access.
Get high-speed shooting in a point-and-shoot camera: High-speed Burst Mode captures 8.0fps and
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
Super Slow Motion Movie records video at high speeds to allow slow motion playback.
Zoom optically while shooting video and keep footage stabilized with Dynamic IS.
Lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
The Canon 5097B001 PowerShot ELPH 300 HS Red 12MP Digital Camera with 5x Zoom and 2.7 In. LCD Display has a slim profile that will not only make you stand out from the crowd, but it will also deliver incredibly brilliant still images and amazing 1080p HD videos. Once you turn on the camera, be prepared to be amazed at how much is packed into one of the slimmest point-and-shoot digital cameras on the market. So let your imagination run free and let the HS SYSTEM, 24mm 5x Optical Zoom and 12.1 Megapixels help you achieve great images everywhere.
From the Manufacturer
Don't let the PowerShot ELPH 300 HS digital camera's slim profile and good looks fool you. This slick little device may stand out from the crowd, but it'll also deliver brilliant still images, ultra-detailed 1080p Full HD video, serious functionality, and a wealth of effects and automatic settings. You'll be surprised how much is packed into such a slim point-and-shoot. Let your imagination run wild, and let Canon's HS SYSTEM, a 24mm lens, 5x Optical Zoom, and 12.1 Megapixels help you snap great photos everywhere.
The ELPH 300 HS is less than an inch deep and weighs less than 5 ounces. Ultra wide-angle 24mm lens and 5x optical zoom on board. Canon's HS SYSTEM improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash, and lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
Incredibly Thin. Incredibly Powerful.
Thin Is In
At less than an inch deep and weighing just under five ounces, the PowerShot 300 HS will fit right in your pocket, but it packs plenty of power into its sleek point-and-shoot body. A 24mm ultra wide-angle lens with a powerful 5x optical zoom gives you the versatility to shoot in any number of situations, and the optical image stabilizer keeps things from getting too shaky when you're zoomed in tight. Whether you're out partying or just walking around town, you don't need to sacrifice style for power--the PowerShot ELPH 300 HS has got you covered for capturing great photos effortlessly.
No More Dark Photos
Canon's HS SYSTEM improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash, and lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
The Canon HS SYSTEM takes the frustration out of low-light shooting, delivering clear, blur-free shots with all the ambiance intact, and freeing you from the sometimes unwanted effects of using the flash. Beautiful low-light shots are possible at both low and high ISO speeds, and the dynamic range is expanded to retain maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas.
The system is the result of two technologies brought together in this compact PowerShot. The first is the 12.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, which positions the light-receiving surface for optimal light reception. More light means clearer, blur-free images with plenty of detail and nuance, even in dark areas. Working together with the CMOS sensor to deliver the HS SYSTEM is Canon's advanced DIGIC 4 Image Processor, which actively reduces noise and delivers high speed image processing.
Canon’s HS System provides dramatically greater sensitivity than your average camera with identical or greater megapixel counts.
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The HS Megapixel Advantage
There's more to megapixels. Canon's HS System provides dramatically greater sensitivity than your average camera with identical or greater megapixel counts. That means you don't need excessive megapixels to achieve spectacular images with minimal noise, and you get equally impressive results out of the 12.1 megapixel ELPH 300 HS.
Memorable Moments in Full HD
Experiencing the brilliance of HD video in a Canon PowerShot ELPH digital camera has never been easier. With the convenient dedicated movie button, you'll be able to instantly record everyday moments in high-definition detail at the push of a button. Record in Full 1080p HD with stereo sound, and pick up the optional HTC-100 HDMI cable for viewing your footage directly on your HDTV.
You can also use the optical zoom while shooting video, so you can get in nice and close--plus, no need to worry about shaky footage thanks to dynamic image stabilization to keep your videos steady!
Capture video in Full 1080p HD resolution, and add an optional HDMI cable for enjoying directly on your HDTV.
A PowerShot that Keeps Up with the Action
Sometimes, the action just won't stop for you. The PowerShot ELPH 300 HS comes equipped with a High-Speed Burst Mode that can capture eight frames per second. Just hold down the shutter button and catch rapid-fire action sequences--perfect for sporting events!
You can also add a fun slow motion effect to your videos, using Super Slow Motion Movie. Super Slow Motion Movie will record your clips at a high speed, so that when you your videos, they'll play back in slow motion--a great feature for analyzing sports play-by-play, or just for creating fun visual effects.
Advanced Smart AUTO for Stills and Videos that Shine
The PowerShot ELPH 300 HS digital camera takes the quality of your still images and videos to a whole new level--automatically. The camera's advanced Smart AUTO system detects a wealth of information about the scene you're shooting, then automatically selects the optimal settings for you. Now with an expanded range of 32 shooting scenarios, the camera handles a wide variety of situations, freeing you up to concentrate on composing your shot and capturing the moment you're looking for. From portraits to landscapes to action scenes, the PowerShot ELPH 300 HS digital camera has you covered, whether you're shooting stills or videos.
|Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 Functions ||Canon PowerShot ELPH Series Feature Comparison |
- Smart AUTO
The camera automatically selects the best shooting settings for optimal quality based on subjects and environmental factors to provide point-and-shoot simplicity.
- P Program
Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.
- Movie Digest Mode
Records a video clip before capturing a still image and then combines one day's worth of clips into a video.
The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject pop.
- Kids & Pets
Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won't miss those special shots.
- Smart Shutter
The camera automatically takes the photo when people smile, wink, or get into frame.
- High-speed Burst
The camera shoots continuously at a high speed of approx. 8.2fps while you hold down the shutter.
- Best Image Selection
The camera takes five photos in succession, and then chooses the best one out of the bunch.
- Handheld Night Scene
Suppresses image blur even without the help of a tripod.
- Low Light
For high quality image capture in an amazing range of dimly-lit situations.
- Fisheye Effect
Add a classic photo distortion without a fisheye lens.
- Miniature Effect for Movies & Stills
Emphasizes perspective for a miniature effect by blurring upper and bottom portions of videos and stills.
- Toy Camera Effect
Simulates photos taken with "toy" or pinhole cameras, darkening the image at the edges to create a vignette effect.
- Creative Light Effect
Transform background bright spots to stars, hearts, music motes and more.
Choose from three single-tone effects: Black-and-White, Sepia, or Blue.
- Super Vivid
Super Vivid intensifies existing hues, saturating the scene with bright colors.
- Poster Effect
Poster Effect combines several similar shades into one color, turning subtle gradations into eye-catching, scene-popping contrasts.
- Color Accent
Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
- Color Swap
Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
- Stitch Assist
Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
|ELPH 500 HS |
|ELPH 300 HS |
|ELPH 100 HS |
|Optical Zoom |
|LCD Size |
|Image Processor |
|DIGIC 4 |
|DIGIC 4 |
|DIGIC 4 |
|Focal Length |
|Image Stabilization |
|Optical IS |
|Optical IS |
|Optical IS |
|HD Video |
|Smart AUTO Scences |
|Number of Scene Modes |
|About the Camera |
|Use the touch panel LCD for easy, fun operation. Ultra wide angle lens gets more in your shot |
|Take this camera everywhere! Full HD, cool scence modes and Smart AUTO make shooting a breeze! |
|Value in price but not in features. The HS SYSTEM, full HD Video in a small, compact frame, five colors |
|Feature Call Out |
|Touch Panel, F2 lens, HS SYSTEM, HD Video, Movie Digest, Smart AUTO |
|Slim and Sexy! Ultra compact, and ultra wide angle, HD Video, HS SYSTEM, Movie Digest |
|Value price, HD Video, HS SYSTEM, Movie Digest, Smart AUTO |
The PowerShot ELPH 300 HS gives you a variety of resolution options for shooting movies, depending on your needs. Shoot in Full HD (1920 x 1080) at 30 fps for up to 14 min. 34 sec. or 4GB per clip. Shoot in HD (1280 x 720) at 24 fps for up to 20 min. and 43 sec. or 4GB per clip. Shoot in VGA (640 x 480) at 30 fps for up to 43 min. and 43 sec. or 4GB per clip and QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) for up to 1 hour 58 min. and 19 sec. or 4GB per clip. Super Slow Motion Movie
Record your clips in high speed (approx. 240fps), and then your videos in slow motion. (Watch a video of Super Slow Motion Movie Mode at the top of the page, just below the product image.) Miniature Movie Mode
Miniature Movie Mode enhances perspective to make large scenes like cityscapes or landscapes appear to be in miniature proportions. (Watch a video of Miniature Movie Mode at the top of the page, just below the product image.)
Easily Turn Your Memories into Videos
Putting together a video containing highlights from family vacations, important occasions and other special events is now easier than you might imagine. Using the Movie Digest Mode, you can have the camera automatically record a short video clip (up to approximately 4 seconds) every time you shoot a still image. The camera will then combine an entire day's worth of clips into a single video. No editing required--Movie Digest Mode does all the work, so you can sit back and enjoy your video!
Add Some Fun to Your Photos
Two new scene modes, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome, add an artistic look to your photos. Toy Camera Effect
Add some vintage nostalgia with Toy Camera Effect, which recreates the classic look by darkening the edges to make them appear as if they were photographed through a pinhole lens, and amping up the contrast. Monochrome
Monochrome lets you stray from the usual black and white, letting you choose from three single-toned effects: Black & White, Sepia, or Blue, to really give your photos the effect you're looking for.
What's in the Box
PowerShot ELPH 300 HS (Black), Battery Pack, Battery Charger, Wrist Strap, AV Cable, USB Interface Cable, Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM, Documentation
Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera with Full 1080p HD Video (Red) - B004J3ZXGU