Summary Canon 310 HS

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
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Specifications Key specs
Help 8x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/3
Screen resolution
Help 461k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Canon IXUS 230 HS

Canon ELPH 310 HSCanon ELPH 310 HS


Canon has replaced the ELPH 310 HS with the 320 HS.

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS announced February 2012
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen

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Canon IXUS 310 HS video test (1080p)
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  • 1080p Full HD
Canon Ixus 230 HS Slow Motion Test
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The Canon 310 HS vs other recent compacts

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
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The Canon 310 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Size Really small Help
Super compact (96×57×22 mm)
Weight Very light Help
140 g
Thickness Thin Help
Lowest price Inexpensive Help


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The Canon 310 HS vs other recent compacts

Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
8.7 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Announced Old Help
August 2011
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
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The Canon 310 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
461k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Zoom Poor zoom Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Battery life Very short battery life Help
210 shots
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds


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Avatar for Gregory Lam Gregory Lam (10:56 PM, October 04, 2011)
According to the Canon specs, the 310 HS does in fact support 1080p@24fps and 240fps video. #correction
Avatar for Hugo Hugo (4:03 AM, August 31, 2011)
Why are they making a replacement for the 300 hs, but not keeping the good stuff such as  24 mm wide lens, HD video at 24fps and better battery life.  The new screen resolution is good but it doesn't make any decisive difference . The scores are 88 (300hs)  vs 74 (310 hs) I'll stick with the 300 hs.