Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review

The pocket-sized powerhouse that's packed with features

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The Super Vivid filter adds some extra punch to the colours in your shots: great for creating funky images with a bit of added zest

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The wide end of the A3300 IS' 5x optical zoom range is equivalent to 28mm on a 35mm camera

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At the telephoto end of its optical zoom, the lens offers an equivalent focal length of 140mm: a decent range for shooting in most everyday situations

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The A3300 IS' 3cm Macro mode allows you to fill the frame with small subjects, for some interesting close-ups

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Inject a moody feel into your images using the atmospheric Toy Camera filter

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By default, colours are faithfully reproduced and the sensor is capable of resolving a good level of detail

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
Product FamilyPowerShot A
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedMMCplus, HC MMCplus, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesLive View, Smart Capture, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Manual White Balance
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)149 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height56.7 mm
Width95.1 mm
Depth23.9 mm
Product SeriesA
Focal Length5 mm to 25 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelA3300 IS
Product NamePowerShot A3300 IS Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5037B011
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

Wrapped in a sleek metal body, the PowerShot A3300 IS captures everything in stunning 16 Megapixel detail. Dynamic Image Stabilizer ensures that HD movies are sharp and steady.

Package Contents
  • PowerShot A3300 IS Compact Camera
  • NB-8L Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year