Canon IXUS 310 HS review

The high-performance compact with a sense of style

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Effective pixels: 12.1 million pixels
Sensor: 1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Lens: 4.4x optical zoom, 24 – 105mm (35mm equivalent), f/2.0 – f/5.8 with IS
Memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus, HCMMCplus
Viewfinder: No viewfinder
LCD Screen: 3.2" PureColor II Touch (TFT), 16:9 aspect ratio, Approx. 461,000 dots
Video resolution: (Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 24 fps
ISO range: Auto, ISO 100-3200
Focus modes: Single, Continuous (Auto mode only), Servo AF/AE, Touch AF
Max burst rate: Approx. 3.4 shots/sec., High-speed Burst (3.0MP): Approx. 8.2shots/sec., (until memory card becomes full)
Shutter speeds: 1 – 1/1600 sec. (factory default) 
15 – 1/1600 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
Weight: 185g (including batteries and memory card)
Dimensions: 100.6 x 55.4 x 25.0 mm
Power supply: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L (battery and charger supplied). Optional AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40

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