Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS / IXUS 220 HS

  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS / IXUS 220 HS
80
Based on 35 scores, 40 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    28
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Fun-to-use ultracompact.
  • Excellent photo quality even in Auto.
  • Great ISO test results.

Cons:

  • Might be too small for some.
  • Accessing its shooting modes other than Auto is laborious.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Camera Labs on 86

The Canon ELPH 300 HS / IXUS 220 HS is a gorgeous little camera that seems to strike the perfect balance between size, features and ease of use. It's 2mm thinner than the ELPH 310 HS / IXUS 230 HS and slightly smaller in the other dimensions, and...

By InsideHW on

The holidays are drawing to an end. The lucky individuals have already used up their vacation days and travelled to their favourite tourist destinations. Some are largely preparing for an off-season summer holiday, whereas some won’t be able to go...

By Digital Photography School on

Today I was surfing through the best selling cameras list on Amazon and noticed that the Canon Powershot Elph 300 HS was ranked as the #1 best selling camera on the site at present. I thought it might be worth taking a bit of a closer look at what...

By itreviews.com on 80

This is a very neat and effective pocket camera, particularly if you take most shots using non-manual settings. With auto-scene selection and the HS System improving performance in low light, it's hard to take a bad photo. Take time to learn its...

By CNET Australia on 83

Canon delivers with the gorgeous 220 HS, a slimline compact camera that will suit every point-and-shoot enthusiast with a hankering for decent low-light...

By CNET Asia on 82

If you're looking for a nice, simple ultracompact for use indoors and out, you'll want to seriously consider the Canon Ixus 220 HS....

By PCWorld India on 79

The IXUS 200 HS is a stylish compact digital camera with a great set of features and Canon's proprietary HS system for shooting pictures in low light. The camera came as a pleasant surprise with its good performance but disappointed us with its...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 80

The IXUS 220 HS is a great-value compact camera from Canon that offers a lot of features for a reasonable price, and takes some great images too!Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and tecniques....

By Expert Reviews on 80

Not much of an improvement over the excellent Ixus 115 HS, but on its own terms the 220 HS is hard to fault...

By HardwareZone.com on 80

Though looking pretty generic on the outside, the Canon IXUS 220 HS does live up to the IXUS name. With a menu that is easy to navigate and understand, as well as snappy shutter response and a quick auto-focus, the IXUS 220 HS will appeal to casual...

By CNET UK on 80

The Canon IXUS 220 HS offers a fair selection of features and pretty good performance, wrapped up in a small, stylish stainless-steel shell. Its price is rather hard to swallow,...

By ePHOTOzine on 70

The IXUS 220 HS is a really good looking, compact camera which takes pictures with excellent colour reproduction but is let down by chromatic aberration and lens flare at times. The creative modes make the camera really fun to use, as does the full...

By Tech2 on 75

The Canon IXUS 220 HS is priced at Rs. 14,995 and offers good value for money. Performance coupled with good looks makes this camera a worth buy. With a bundle of features in it, the IXUS 220 HS is something that should not be overlooked, if you want...

By The Imaging Resource on

The Canon PowerShot 300 HS is a very capable camera that captures 24mm wide-angle images, yet slips into a pocket with ease. Its 12-megapixel sensor doesn't quite deliver what last year's 12-megapixel CCDs did in terms of print size, but it...

By PC Advisor on 80

The key aspects of the Canon IXUS 220 HS camera are its thin frame, which makes it very easy to carry in a trouser pocket, and its image quality, which is clear and vibrant. It has a retail price of £169, but if you're after a good quality,...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Canon IXUS 220 HS is perfect for anyone who wants a small camera that can be carried easily in a pocket. It's an automatic camera, yet it's capable of capturing clear and vibrant images, even in low-light conditions....

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Canon Ixus 220 HS is a nice surprise. It takes good-quality pictures, it's very well made and it's user-friendly. You'd be hard pushed to find anything better in the same price...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Slim for its class, fair value pocket snapshot with “High Sensitivity” credentials for low light photography plus Full HD video with stereo sound for those looking for compact “all in one” device for the holidaysKey specs12...

By PhotographyBLOG on 80

OK, so it doesn't offer GPS, 3D shooting mode, moisture resistance or a broad focal range, but, being pocket friendly, low cost and competent anyway, could the Canon IXUS 220 HS possibly be your next travel accessory?In its favour it certainly lives...

By Cameras UK on 86

If you are looking for a mid range pocket digital camera the Canon IXUS 220 HS offers good all round quality. It is a well made camera and is capable of handling most photo opportunities. Compared to a lot of pocket cameras it has a little extra...