Canon IXUS 300 HS
Looks, Battery life, Scroll wheel, Multiple shot modes, Performance
Good low light performance, Snappy performance, Good overall image quality, Stylish compact design, Good battery life
Brighter than average lens (at wide angle), Sensible resolution delivers better low-light results, 720p HD movies and slow motion video at 240fps, Great auto along with Aperture and Shutter Priority, Fast continuous shooting at full resolution.
Apertureand shutterpriority modes, f2.0 lens creates shallow depthoffield effects, Compact size with highend performance, Very good lowlight images, Excellent image quality in most situations.
Good image quality, particularly at lower ISO settings, Pleasant image color, Reasonable levels of detail (it drops at the long end of the zoom or high ISO), Straightforward control system, Handy zoom range with a fairly fast lens, Fast continuous shootin
Nice 3.8x lens with maximum aperture of f/2 for shooting in low light, Aperture and Shutter Priority modes, Generally sharp images with low corner softness, Image Stabilizer helps keep images sharp, Beautiful, compact design with ergonomic bevelled edg...
Excellent image quality for a compact, Good dynamic range, Bright f/2 aperture, Great noise performance for a compact, Creative aperture and shutter priority modes, Fantastic build quality
Thanks to its f/2.0 lens.
Takes excellent photos, stylish body, manual functions
Very good low-light photo quality; nice lens; fast continuous shooting.
Good image quality. Solid controls. High-quality f/2 lens excels in low-light shooting situations. Aperture and Shutter priority shooting modes. SDXC card support.
Stylish design; F2.0 lens and BSI sensor great for low-light shots; impressive high ISO performance; interesting high-speed movie mode.
Noisy, No optical viewfinder, Price, Slow AF
A bit overpriced, Slightly soft images, Inconsistent exposure in Auto mode
Compelling rivals at similar price, Best quality 4:3 mode looks small on wide display, Minimal labelling on rear controls, Some focus-drifting in videos under low light.
No full manual exposure controls, No dedicated mode dial, Disappointing lowlight video, Accessing settings takes a few button presses, Autofocus searches in video mode
Images don't always stand up to very close scrutiny, Limited control over flash (so you can't prevent the occasional over-exposure), Function menu not as quick to use as previous generations of SD/IXUS.
F/2.0 aperture only available at 28mm wide setting, Awkward Function menu interface makes quick changes in settings difficult, 8.4 fps burst mode reduces image size to 2.5MP, Super Slow Motion movie function reduces video clips to 320x240 pixels, No RA...
Slow menu-driven interface; high-speed burst mode decreases image size to 2.5 megapixels.
Very high price
Most shooting modes buried in the menu system; fewer shooting options compared with similar competing models.
Strong color fringing. Small, low-resolution LCD.
By Tech2 on September 01, 2011
The Canon IXUS 310 HS is priced at Rs. 15,900 (MOP). Though the camera may be a tad bit on the pricier side, it offers value for money in terms of style, features and performance. A unique feature found in this camera is the huge touchscreen. Camera...70
By DigitalVersus on February 17, 2011
The Ixus 300 HS is fun to use, and the photos it takes are generally pretty satisfactory. Its own real problem is that other cameras can do better, so if it's going to succeed, it'll have to hope that its status as an all-rounder can compensate...80
By Tech2 on January 28, 2011
Priced at Rs. 24,995, it’s an extremely expensive point and shoot camera. If you’re looking for something really compact and at the same time sturdy and captures decent images, then the IXUS 300 HS is a model worth considering. Good overall...60
By CIOL on October 30, 2010
This IXUS device that came to us for review is a continuation of the IXUS generation known more for its stylish and sleek design along with its performance. However, what strikes you first is the 24k price bracket that makes you mindfully want to...-
By PCWorld India on October 06, 2010
This IXUS is a compact stylish camera that offers a snappy and good low light performance due to its back illuminated CMOS sensor and F2.0 lens.. However, its high price tag leaves the door open for more affordable cameras like the Sony Cybershot WX1...77
By Cameras UK on October 01, 2010
The Canon IXUS 300 HS impresses in a number of areas. These include design and build quality. There are one or two issues with picture quality when the camera is pushed to its limits. These stop me from awarding this camera an outstanding rating, but...84
By Camera Labs on September 01, 2010
There's no denying the Canon IXUS 300 HS / SD4000 IS is a good solid compact. It combines the slick build and great auto modes of the IXUS / ELPH range, but adds much faster continuous shooting, manual controls and superior low light capabilities to...85
By IT Reviews on August 27, 2010
This High Speed IXUS is a gem of a compact camera that delivers continuous shooting and some interesting HD video features. Unfortunately you pay a high price for the privilege of owning these exotic features and we suspect you won't use them all...-
By DPexpert on August 26, 2010
This is a fine little camera. Panasonic were first to have the nerve to drop out of the pixel race and fit their top compact with a 10mp sensor. Canon quickly followed suit with the G11, S90 and now the Ixus 300HS. And now Samsung has fitted its top...-
By PC Advisor on August 17, 2010
As an everyday, pocketable point-and-shoot camera that offers some manual controls and stellar image quality, the Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS gets our wholehearted recommendation. Casual snapshooters who want access to controls beyond auto and scene...70