PowerShot ELPH 300 HS Specifications

Article ID: ART112679 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


PowerShot ELPH 300 HS Specifications


Camera PowerShot ELPH 300 HS

MSRP/MAP $249.99

Resolution 12.1 Megapixel

Still Image Recording JPEG Exif 2.3

Type of Camera Compact Digital Still Camera

Image Capture Device


Size 1/2.3-inch

Aspect ratio 4:3


Autofocus system TTL

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)

Optical Image Stablization

Lens Shift type


LCD Size 2.7-inch TFT color LCD (wide viewing angle type)

LCD Resolution Approx. 230,000 dots

Optical viewfinder N/A


Shutter Speed 1 - 1/2000 sec. 15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total Shutter speed range)

Maximun aperture f/2.7 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Exposure Control

ISO Range Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200


Built in flash range or guide number 1.6 - 11.5 ft. (W), 3.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.5m (W), 90cm - 2.0m (T))

Flash metering system ETTL

External flash capability High-Power Flash HF-DC1

PC terminal N/A

Shooting Specifications

Max. Continuous FPS Approx. 3.4 shots/sec. (in P mode) Approx. 8.2 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst)

Shooting Modes

P, Auto1, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter2, 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

1Smart Auto also available for videos

2Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Movie Modes Standard, Super Slow Motion Movie, Miniature Effect for Movies (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button)


Custom functions available N/A

Personal functions available N/A

Image Storage

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, Eye-Fi, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card


Computer interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video) mini-B compatible.

Other interfaces 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

Wireless file transfer compatible N/A


Accessory lenses available N/A

Underwater/All weather housing available



Remote control available N/A

Power Supply

Power Source Battery Pack NB-4L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used with DC Couple DR-10)

Physical specifications

Dimensions 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)

Approx. 4.30 oz. / 122 g (Camera body only)




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