The Canon PowerShot SD300 Digital ELPH
(aka Digital IXUS 40 in the UK) is an ultracompact
Certified digital camera similar to the Canon
S410 Digital ELPH but using the Secure Digital
(SD) Memory Card instead of CompactFlash (CF)
memory card. Because the SD card is much smaller
than the CF card, the Canon SD300 is slimmer than
the Canon S410.
The Canon SD300 has 4.0 megapixels resolution
(the Canon SD200 has 3.2 MP) on a smaller image
sensor (1/2.5 in.) than the S410 (1/1.8 in.),
3x optical zoom, a F2.8 maximum aperture and a
shutter speed range of 15-1/1,500 sec. There is
a large 2 in. LCD with 118,000 pixels resolution.
You can shoot a clip of 640x480 movie at 30fps
until the SD memory card is full; or shoot 1 min.
clips of 320x240 at 60fps! Take night pictures
with a long shutter speed of 15 sec., and new
Scene Modes automate exposure settings for 6 different
The Canon SD300 has an AF Assist Illuminator
to aid in obtaining focus in low-light conditions.
If you are looking for an ultra-compact, take-anywhere
digital camera, check out the Canon Powershot
SD300 Digital ELPH with its ultra-slim design,
4MP resolution, large LCD monitor, and fast frame
rate movie mode. Or, the Canon Powershot SD200
Digital ELPH at 3.2MP resolution and about
TTL autofocus Focusing
frame: 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (center)
Focus lock possible
- 1/1500 sec.;
151 sec. possible in long shutter mode;
Slow shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower
operate with noise reduction.
Scene Modes (Digital Macro, Portrait, Night
snapshot, Kids & pets, Indoor, Underwater,
Stitch assist**); Continuous Shooting: Approx.
2.4 shots/sec. (SD300), 2.8 shots/sec. (SD200)
using Large/Fine mode with LCD monitor off;
Movie: 640 x 480 pixels (a clip lasts until
the SD card becomes full) at 30fps; 320x240
(1 min. clips) at 60 fps
* Long shutter mode available
** Selectable from the Rec. menu
in 1/3-stop increments
Center-weighted average or Spot (Center)
TTL auto, pre-set
(available settings: Daylight, Cloudy,Tungsten,
Fluorescent or Fluorescent H) or custom
A/V Cable (AVC-DC300),
USB Interface Cable (IFC-400PCU)
Wrist Strap WS-600
Software CD-ROMs (Digital
Camera Solution, ArcSoft)
x H x D)
SD300: 86 x 53
x 20.7 mm /
3.39 x 2.09 x 0.82 in.
SD200: 85.8 x 53.4 x 21.1 mm /
3.38 x 2.10 x 0.83 in.
SD300: 130g / 4.59
SD200: 115g / 4.06 oz
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