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Canon PowerShot A300 digital camera
PowerShot A300
at a glance
2048 x 1536
5x digital zoom
1.5" lcd viewer
compact flash I
2 AA batteries
Canon PowerShot A300 review summary
camera date Apr 03  out of production
pixels / class 3.3M  compact digital camera
overall rating average it its class overall camera rating  2 reviews
image quality average it its class image quality rating  
ease of use good usability rating  
camera body good camera body rating  
digital features average it its class digital features rating  no optical zoom
photogr. ctrls poor photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography recreational
Canon PowerShot A300 specifications
lens / zoom  39mm (dig: 5.1x)
focus / macro  auto / 20 cm / 5 cm
metering mode  evaluative / center weighted / spot
aperture  F3.6
white balance  auto | manual - 6 presets and custom
shutter  auto / 1s - 1/2000s
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 4 modes / 0.2m - 2m
viewfinder  optical
iso ratings  50 / 100 / 200 / 400
image size  2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 1024x768 / 640x480
image format  jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  normal / fine / super fine
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 10s
video options  avi 640x480 / 320x240 / 160x120 (15fps)
audio options  
connectivity  usb 1.1
storage  compact flash I
platform  Windows 98/ Me/ 2000/ XP, Mac OS 9.0-9.2, OS X (10.1/10.2)
Canon PowerShot A300 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
13Apr03 Canon PowerShot A300 review by Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
15May03 Canon PowerShot A300 review by Imaging-resource
News, guides, hints & tips
12Oct05 Canon issues Service Advisory on CCD problems
06May03 Canon PowerShot A-Series Users Group
01Mar03 Canon press release
Forum discussions Canon Talk Forum  Canon Forum Canon Forum
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Canon PowerShot A300 announcement clippings

The PowerShot A300 is an entry-level, 3.2 MP model that includes ample features and camera functions. The AA-battery powered camera is equipped with a 33mm fixed focal length all-glass autofocus lens and a 5.1x digital zoom. It also offers 5-point AiAF and an enhanced Movie Mode feature allowing for up to 3-minutes of video with sound. Like all other PowerShots introduced at this time, it completely supports driverless downloads via PTP with Windows XP and Mac OS X, as well as EXIF 2.2, and DPOF 1.1.

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