Photo quality is excellent for its class.
Has good assortment of shooting options.
Excellent LCD screen.
Relatively short battery life.
Autofocus in Smart Auto mode can be hit or miss.
Lack of manual control.
A few plasticky design touches.
Lacking some functionality of advanced IXUS models.
Lens suffers from chromatic aberration.
Lengthy linear exposure mode menu.
Poor audio quality on movies.
By evogadget.com on June 01, 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...-
By GadgetSpeak on February 22, 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 many offerings in the DSLR market...84
By CNET Asia on February 21, 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....76
By TechRadar on November 11, 2011
Canon's IXUS range has long been synonymous with stylishly designed compact metal-bodied cameras, such as the IXUS 310 HS, IXUS 220 HS and IXUS 115 HS. The latest line of IXUS cameras, including this Canon IXUS 230 HS and the more expensive Canon...100
By DigitalVersus on November 08, 2011
The Canon Ixus 230 HS is a nice enough little camera that's pleasant to handle and gives satisfactory results. However, we were a bit disappointed by the picture quality and the quality of sound recorded in video mode. All in all, we still prefer...60
By PhotographyBLOG on November 03, 2011
Let's not beat about the bush, the 230 HS isn't the best IXUS that Canon have released but it certainly performs where it counts. It doesn't have the hardware that we've seen on the 1100HS but this is reflected in the price. There are a...90
By What Digital Camera on November 03, 2011
The Canon IXUS is a sleek compact that still boasts a full specification. A 12.1MP, 1/2.3in back-illuminated CMOS sensor sits its core, and is combined with Cannon's HS technology for improved low-light performance. Despite having a strong focus on...88
By PC Authority on November 01, 2011
This snapper's aiming to be the life and soul of the party. But does it have the image quality to match?...67
By Camera Labs on November 01, 2011
Canon ELPH 310 HS / IXUS 230 HS verdict The Canon ELPH 310 HS / IXUS 230 HS is a 12.1 Megapixel super-slim compact with an 8x optical zoom lens and a 3 inch LCD screen. Measuring 96 x 57 x 22mm and weighing 140g with card and battery it isn't the...85
By T3 Magazine on November 01, 2011
The Canon Ixus 230 is at the higher end of the compact camera market, costing over £200, but for that outlay you get the option to truly experiment with your shots. This is more than just and point and shoot, handbag cam – although, it does...100