Reviews and Problems with Canon IXUS 220 HS / ELPH 300 HS
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25 August 2011
Excerpt: The Canon IXUS 220 HS is a 12Mp compact that's slim, well built and easy to use. It doesn't have a lot of manual features, so it's a true point-and-shoot camera, but you can fiddle with the ISO speed, focus mode, white balance and colour output if you dare.
Canon IXUS 220 HS review: A slim compact camera with a good image sensor, great for everyday use
Good Gear Guide.au
23 August 2011
Summary: 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.
Pros: Slim design, Well built, Good image quality
Cons: Shutter button sometimes feels too soft, Tracking focus wasn't always accurate
Excerpt: New for spring 2011, the 12.1 megapixel Canon IXUS 220 HS is another slender pocket zoom compact that goes up against the likes of the Nikon Coolpix S3100 in that respect, whilst offering a slightly better feature set for marginally more money. Just 19.3mm in depth and fashioned from stainless steel to its rival's 18.4mm, like the Nikon the point-and-shoot IXUS 220 HS is being sold in a range of vivid body colours, suggesting all ages and both sexes are being targeted:...
Excerpt: Squeezed between the £150 Canon IXUS 115 HS pocket point and shoot and £250 Canon IXUS 310 HS touchscreen model in Canon’s current line up of style and substance digital compacts is the equally new IXUS 220 HS. It has a street price around the £170 mark at the time of writing, pitching it into battle with other affordable and attractive snappers such as the slender Nikon Coolpix S3100 , plus is available in the usual vivid array of colours.
Pros: Fair value given the better than expected feature set and noise free performance in lower light, good build quality, larger than average buttons for an ultra compact
Cons: Lack of handgrip, small-ish 2.7-inch screen, no 3D mode
Conclusion: The 12 megapixel Canon Powershot ELPH 300 HS is the successor to the PowerShot SD1400 IS from 2010. While maintaining the same sleek compact size as its predecessor, the Canon Powershot 300 HS features a number of updates. The Canon ELPH 300 HS offers a 5x optical zoom lens with optical image stabilization technology (supports hand-held shooting in low light), provides for the ability to record 1080p HD movies with stereo sound using the dedicated one-touch movie...