Canon IXUS 310 HS review

The high-performance compact with a sense of style

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As part of our test we shoot our resolution chart at every sensitivity setting.

The higher the value quoted in the caption score, the greater the level of detail being resolved and the better the image quality.

Full resolution chart image iso 100

Cropped resolution chart image iso 100

ISO 100, score: 22, see full image

Cropped resolution chart image iso 200

ISO 200, score:20, see full image

Cropped resolution chart image iso 400

ISO 400, score:18, see full image

Cropped resolution chart image iso 800

ISO 800, score:16, see full image

Cropped resolution chart image iso 1600

ISO 1600, score:12, see full image

Cropped resolution chart image iso 3200

ISO 3200, score:12, see full image

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
Product FamilyIXUS
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Image StabilizationOptical
Optical Zoom4.4x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesFace Detection, Smile Detection, Smart Capture, Continuous Shooting Mode, Aperture Priority, Manual White Balance
Screen Size8.1 cm (3.2")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)185 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height55.4 mm
Width100.6 mm
Depth25 mm
Focal Length4.30 mm to 18.80 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product Model310 HS
Product NameIXUS 310 HS Compact Camera
Product LineIXUS
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5132B005
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

The IXUS 310 HS boasts a large, intuitive touchscreen, with high-speed functions and Full HD movies. A bright f/2.0, 24mm ultra wide lens, and the HS System capture incredible shots, day or night.

Package Contents
  • IXUS 310 HS Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery NB-6L
  • Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year