Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS / IXUS 230 HS

  • Canon PowerShot ELPH 310 HS / IXUS 230 HS
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Based on 21 scores, 27 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    9
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Photo quality is excellent for its class.
  • Has good assortment of shooting options.
  • Striking design.

Cons:

  • Relatively short battery life.
  • Autofocus in Smart Auto mode can be hit or miss.

Expert reviews and ratings

By evogadget.com on

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 84

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...

By CNET Asia on 76

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....

By TechRadar on 100

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...

By DigitalVersus on 60

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...

By PhotographyBLOG on 90

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...

By What Digital Camera on 88

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...

By PC Authority on 67

This snapper's aiming to be the life and soul of the party. But does it have the image quality to match?...

By Camera Labs on 85

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...

By T3 Magazine on 100

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...

By PC Advisor on 90

A good looking and svelte camera at a more than reasonable price, the Canon Ixus 230 HS is a top performer. Once you see it, you'll want it....

By PC Mag on 80

Canon's compact PowerShot Elph 310 HS packs an 8x zoom lens into a body that can slide into your shirt pocket with ease. When you consider its high-res LCD, excellent image quality, and 1080p HD video capture capability you have a camera that earns...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

We reviewed the Canon IXUS 220 HS back in May 2011 and gave it 3.5 out of 5. The IXUS 230 HS has improved on the IXUS 220 HS with more optical zoom, 3 inch LCD screen and a close focus distance of just 1cm. Although in terms of handling the cameras are...

By Steves Digicams on

This ultra-compact camera is easy to hang on to and operate with both hands, but its small size can make things a little difficult for larger hands. With the large screen and small compact body there is not much room left on the back for the camera...

By CNET UK on 100

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. Its downsides are few and far between, making the Canon IXUS 230HS our...

By TechSmart.co.za on

While we love and turn to our smartphone camera as much as the next photographer when a quick and casual snap is called for, there’s still something to be said for an ergonomic, solid and dedicated compact camera that captures our hearts....

By Expert Reviews on 100

With superb photos and videos, fast performance, an 8x zoom and a stylish ultra-compact design, this little camera is pretty much perfect...

By Stuff.tv on 80

A stylish super-slim snapper which is no slouch in low light conditions...

International Review By Parentesis on 60

Este modelo es para los usuarios jóvenes que quieren una cámara con la que puedan grabar video en una muy buena calidad y que además deje atrás los aburridos diseños de figuras cuadradas y colores...

International Review By Magnus.de on

Die Canon Ixus 230 HS bietet eine praxisgerechte Ausstattung fürs Geld. Die Bildqualität liegt im...