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Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS Digital Camera

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy Camera Labs Recommended PC Mag Editor's Choice
12.1MP 4.4x CMOS Sep 2011
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Digital Compact Camera - HS System (12.1 MP)- f/2.0, 24mm, 4.4x zoom. Optical IS- Stainless steel body- 8.0 cm (3.2") PureColor II Touch LCD- Full HD with optical zoom. Dynamic IS- Smart Auto... More
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33 Reasons For

Nine Industry Awards

This compact camera camera has received nine awards from experts.

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by PC Mag, CNET.co.uk, Photoreview.com.au and Log.com.tr all of whom thought that this compact camera camera was excellent.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Canon camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from both Ephotozine and Camera Labs.

An additional two expert review sites liked this Canon digital camera. This compact camera camera received a "Best Buy" award from Expert Reviews who decided it was was good and it received a PhotographyBlog.com "Highly Recommended" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site decided that this Canon camera was good. This camera received a "Best in Test" award from Computertotaal.nl.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on thirty-two expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews this compact camera camera has an average expert rating of 82%. This means that digital camera experts think this Canon digital camera is one of the very best cameras of this age and spec.

User Reviews Are Good

On average, PowerShot ELPH 310 HS owners rated this digital camera 84%.

Good Size

Some people who purchased the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS concluded that it was compact. Five years ago expert website Pcmag.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS “Canon's compact PowerShot Elph 310 HS packs an 8x zoom lens into a body that can slide into your shirt pocket with ease” and scored the product 80 out of 100. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on What Digital Camera “The Canon IXUS is a sleek compact that still boasts a full specification”. Ephotozine.com wrote five years ago “Is a compact digital camera with an 8x optical zoom lens” in their review.

Some Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewers mentioned that it was thin. Pcmag.com said in their review on PC Mag five years ago “The slim 12-megapixel shooter manages to squeeze an 8x zoom lens that covers a 28-224mm (35mm equivalent) field of view”. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their review on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “It's a very slim compact camera given the wealth of mechanics inside”.

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Nice Design

A few Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewers reckoned that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS was good looking. Expert website Photographyblog.com said “The Canon IXUS 230 HS is a stylish new compact camera that offers an 8x zoom lens, full 1080p HD movies” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars. Expert review site Stuff.tv said “A stylish super-slim snapper which is no slouch in low light conditions”. Techradar.com wrote in their review on Techradar “Canon's IXUS range has long been synonymous with stylishly designed compact metal-bodied cameras, such as the IXUS 310 HS, IXUS 220 HS”.

One customer who purchased the product mentioned that it was a good design. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “A great performance from this diminutive snapper proves that good camera design comes down to much more than merely cramming in as many megapixels as the sensor will allow” in their review.

One customer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was luxurious. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “A svelte, luxurious design in a choice of six colours is to be expected” in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS owner wrote that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS was ergonomic.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few customers agreed that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS was able to produce good images. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS on Expert Reviews five years ago “With superb photos and videos, fast performance”. Expert review site Techsmart.co.za wrote “While we love and turn to our smartphone camera as much as the next photographer when a quick”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in low light. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote “Is combined with Cannon's HS technology for improved low-light performance” in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Canon compact camera digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Canon is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Good Video Capture

Three people who bought the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS considered that it was good for video recording. Expert website Liveatpc.com said “Shoot cameras like Full HD video recording”.

Good Product Quality

A few Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Five years ago Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “When you consider its high-res LCD, excellent image quality”. Asia.cnet.com wrote “Snapshooters wanting better photo quality than their smartphone” in their review.

Good Quality Lens

One person reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote on expert website What Digital Camera “Despite having a strong focus on sle”. One person concluded that it had a good lens.

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good zoom. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “An 8x zoom and a stylish ultra-compact design, this little camera is pretty much perfect”.

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Good Technical Features

One person considered that the product had good features. Expert website T3.com mentioned “It comes complete with a myriad of exciting features, including a 12 megapixel camera” in their review.

Robust

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was well made. Techsmart.co.za mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS five years ago “Casual snap is called for, there’s still something to be said for an ergonomic, solid and dedicated compact camera that captures our hearts”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewer reckoned that it had a good screen. Steves-Digicams.com said five years ago “With the large screen and small compact body there is not much room left on the back for the camera con” in their review.

Fairly Large Screen Size

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has one of the larger screen sizes (3.2 inches) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this spec and age have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8".

If you are looking for a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an HC MMC+|MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If you would prefer a camera with a better memory card type then you might also want to consider the Lumix DMC-TZ60[pl_2145753_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Lumix DMC-TZ30[pl_1847857_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) both from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS which do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price].

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has an image stabiliser.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price] is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has Five Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is more than most comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The photo effects "Neutral", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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4000 X 2664 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a 4000 x 2664 still image resolution, whereas most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This Canon digital camera also have still image resolutions of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112 and 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is 384 x 480 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a maximum video resolution of 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

Across similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on digital cameras of this type and age. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution

Comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years have display resolutions of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. At 461,000 pixels, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a fairly high display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this Canon camera.

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Supports One Camera File System

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a greater number of camera file systems than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Canon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

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TFT Display

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a better display than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Canon camera has a TFT display, whereas most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. The worst display of all digital cameras of this spec and age is LCD and the best is OLED.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS. Digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS have minimum focal lengths of between 5mm and 120mm.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of only 2, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a quite small minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.6, and the average minimum aperture is 3.2.

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Short

Digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS have heights of between 10mm and 750mm, and the average height is 61mm. At only 55.4 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is fairly short compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

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18 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewer reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Cameralabs.com said on expert review site Camera Labs “Measuring 96 x 57 x 22mm and weighing 140g with card and battery it isn't the sl” in their review.

A Bit Expensive

Some Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was not good value for money. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “The lens' other qualities aren't good enough for photographers who value a wider lens” .

One person who bought it wrote that it was not cheap. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar “The latest line of IXUS cameras, including this Canon IXUS 230 HS and the more expensive Canon IXUS” however they rated it 5 stars.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 4.4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS the optical zooms range from 2.7x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.6x.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 12.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Samsung EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS does not have a GPS. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS which you might also want to consider including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

The JPEG frame rates of digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 15fps to 240fps, and the average JPEG frame rate is 32fps. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has one of the lowest JPEG frame rates (only 24 frames per second) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only 180 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is a camera that takes 180 shots shots per battery charge.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This Canon digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Movie" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has one of the less total megapixel counts (only 12.5 megapixels) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The least total megapixel count of cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is 10MP, the most is 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The average combined zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years is 50x, and the combined zoom range from 3x to 1,600x. With a combined zoom of only 18 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a quite small combined zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

The shortest maximum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is 0.28mm, the longest is 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths (only 105 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a greater number of camera playback modes than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Canon digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS is more than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on cameras of this age and type. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Canon released the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price], or the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the Canon IXUS 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x and higher rated), the Samsung WB150F[plb_2060742_price] (5x and higher rated), or the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (40x and higher rated).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on cameras of this age and spec. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 185 grams, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS.

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MOS Sensor Type

The PowerShot ELPH 310 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price].

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price] (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Smile Detection
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Smile Detection
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
USB Connector Type
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Orientation Sensor
Custom Colour
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Mac Compatible
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Hand Strap
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Weight
Interface
Dimension
Face Detection
Operating System
Night Mode
Focal Length
Aperture Range
On/off Switch
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR
USB 2.0 Connector
Manual Focus
Shutter Priority AE
Special Features

9 Awards

PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy Camera Labs Recommended PC Mag Editor's Choice CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice computertotaal.nl Best in Test log.com.tr Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(45)
1 June 2012

The Canon ELPH 310 HS / IXUS 230 HS is, without a doubt, an exciting new released. We liked it and highly recommend it to future buyers...

22 February 2012

The Canon Ixus 230HS is another offering in possibly the best range of small pocket cameras around. This is the latest Ixus offering, Canon do another ?smaller? unit the PowerShot apart from their... Read more…

21 February 2012

Snapshooters wanting better photo quality than their smartphone and an 8x zoom lens in a tiny package should certainly consider the Canon Ixus 230 HS...

18 February 2012

The IXUS 230 HS is available in green, silver, purple, blue, pink or black, and comes with all the usual bells and whistles one tends to expect in the current crop of point and shoot cameras like... Read more…

17 February 2012

Snapshooters wanting better photo quality than their smartphone and an 8x zoom lens in a tiny package should certainly consider the Canon PowerShot Elph 310 HS...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 November 2011 by Juice

I've owned an Ixus 220 HS since it was launched in the UK; the lil' red beastie has been to various exotic places such as China and Germany, as well as dozens of gigs, festivals and events. Alas,... Read more…

Reviewed 25 October 2011 by Janet

I am only an amateur so I cannot advise on the technical side of the camera. For the more technical stuff you would want to look up a professional review. I have however quite a few cameras, some... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2011 by Anne

I take many photographs and have had a few cameras over the years but am not a professional on cameras. However i am always careful and check reviews etc before buying and eventually decided (over... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2012 by Waldor

Although our Panasonic Lumix FS62 had served us well for the last 18 months it had only ever been a budget camera, albeit a very good one. I always spend quite a while reading as many reviews as... Read more…

Reviewed 18 January 2012 by Rach

I think I have fallen in love! I ordered my camera on Saturday and it arrived today (Wednesday - two days earlier than delivery estimate) and I've spent the whole evening snapping away. As a keen... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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See How Other Digital Cameras Compare to the Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS

IXUS 265 HS vs PowerShot ELPH 310 HS

Canon IXUS 265 HS vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
Canon IXUS 265 HS Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
£ 214.80
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Newer by Three Years
Hugely Better Review from Les Numeriques.com
Two Times Smaller Closest Focusing Distance
Hugely Worse Review from "Expert Reviews"
Hugely Worse Review from Techradar

Coolpix S9700 vs PowerShot ELPH 310 HS

Nikon Coolpix S9700 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
Nikon Coolpix S9700 Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
£ 282.13
Three Years Newer
User Reviews Are Marginally Better
25.6x Bigger Optical Zoom
85% Longer Maximum Focal Length
Hugely Worse Review from CNET.co.uk
Hugely Worse Review from Cnetfrance.fr

Lumix DMC-TZ60 vs PowerShot ELPH 310 HS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 vs Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS
£ 244.99
Hugely Better Review from Digital Versus
Newer by Three Years
Hugely Better Review from Les Numeriques.com
Better User Reviews
Hugely Worse Review from T3.com
Only 30 Shots Per Battery Charge
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