Canon IXUS 310 HS Digital Camera 12.1MP 4.4x Optical Zoom with 3.2 inch LCD Monitor (Pink)

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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.



Image Device

Image Processor

DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology

Image Sensor Size


Image Sensor Filter Array

Primary Colour Filter

Image Sensor Technology


Effective Pixels

12.1 Megapixels

Aspect Ratio



Lens Construction

7 Elements in 6 Groups

Lens Maximum Aperture

f/2.0 to f/5.8

Digital Zoom


Focusing Method


Image Stabilizer

(lens shift-type), 4-stop. Dynamic IS (in Movie)


Light Metering Method

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre or Touch AF frame)

Exposure Control

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction

White Balance

TTL - Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

ISO Sensitivity Setting

AUTO, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

Self Timer

Approx. 2 or 10 sec., Custom

Shutter Speeds

1 - 1/1600 sec. (factory default) Seconds


Built-in Flash


Flash Modes

Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Flash Range

Wide Angle 0.5 to 5.0m , Telephoto 0.5 to 2.0m




Built in Screen



PureColor II Touch TFT 461,000 Pixels

Scene/Colour Modes

Scene/Shooting Modes

Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst (3.0MP), Best Image Selection (3.0MP), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (3.0MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Creative Light Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks

Image Formats

Image File Formats

JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print]


Video Facility


Video Resolution

1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 Pixels

Frame Rates


File Compression Type

Fine, Normal

Video File Formats Supported

MOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (stereo)] iFrame

Media Adaptor

MultiMedia Card


Secure Digital



USB Ports

1 x High Speed USB 2.0

HDMI Ports

1 x HDMI Mini Output

Direct Printing Port

1 x PictBridge

Audio/Visual Port



Software Included

ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser ? PhotoStitch

Languages Supported

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported

Microsoft Windows 7/ Vista SP1-2/ XP SP3 ? Mac OS X v10.5 - 10.6



Operating Temperature 0 to 40?C - Humidity 10 to 90%



1 x NB-6L (Lithium-Ion - Rechargeable)

Power Supply

AC Adaptor





10.06cm (W) x 2.50cm (D) x 5.54cm (H) - Weight 0.185kg


  • HS System (12.1 MP): HS System excels in low light allowing you to capture the real atmosphere of the moment without flash or tripod. A high performance DIGIC4 processor and high sensitivity sensor give superior image quality in all situations
  • f/2.0, 24mm, 4.4x zoom. Optical IS: A bright f/2.0 lens captures low-light images and fast-moving subjects at higher shutter speeds brilliantly. A 24mm ultra-wide coverage lets you put more in the frame, while Canon's advanced optical IS reduces blur caused by camera shake
  • Stainless steel body: A slim and stylish metal body gives the camera a quality feel with performance to match
  • 8.0 cm (3.2 inch) PureColor II Touch LCD: The PureColor II Touch LCD has outstanding contrast, resolution and colour rendition. An advanced touch screen interface lets you customize the screen to match your shooting style and makes using the camera quick and fun
  • Full HD with optical zoom. Dynamic IS: High quality movies can now be recorded in Full HD (1080p) format. Two additions to greater video quality are crystal clear stereo sound and Dynamic IS, which stabilises movies against wobble and shake
  • Smart Auto: Smart Auto is truly automatic, allowing the camera to detect from 32 different scenes. You can take great pictures in confidence, knowing the camera will take care of everything
  • High-speed Burst and Super Slow Motion Movie: Capture photos of fast-paced action with up to 8.2 shots/second using High-speed Burst mode or slow down movement up to 1/8th of the real speed using Super Slow Motion Movie mode
  • Movie Digest: Movie Digest captures up to 4-seconds of the action before a shot is taken, joining all the clips together from the same day into a single VGA movie to add to your collection of photos
  • iFrame movie: The iFrame video format is a simple way to quickly import, edit and share your video
  • Creative shooting modes and manual control: Creative shooting modes give you the opportunity to experiment. Fish-eye Effect re-creates the distortion of a fish-eye lens while Miniature Effect transforms landscapes into miniature scale models. For the look and feel of a picture taken with an older style camera try Toy Camera Effect

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Catalogue No: EL-04030429