Canon PowerShot A2300 Compact Camera

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Canon PowerShot A2300 Stylish but simple, this chic compact digital camera that's packed with innovations that make it effortless to get an illustrious photo every time. Smart AUTO distinguishes 32 predefined shooting circumstances, then automatically selects the correct settings on the camera for you. It's breathtakingly realistic to save memories. Getting HD 720p is as simple as pushing the dedicated movie mode button. You'll achieve extraordinary resolution and blazing performance using the 16.0 MP Imaging Sensor along with the DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor, and acquire more exciting, dynamic images using the included 5x Optical Zoom coupled with the wide-angle 28mm lens. New Digital IS significantly diminishes blur by identifying your main subject and putting the better camera shake correction into operation. Straightforward quality that is easy to afford: that's the story of the PowerShot A2300 compact digital camera!

  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations for capturing spectacular images with ease.
  • Shoot brilliant 720p HD video with a dedicated movie button.
  • 16.0 Megapixel Image Sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor for exceptional performance.
  • 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens delivers stunning images.
  • Digital IS reduces the effect of camera shake and subject movement.
  • Help Button provides simple explanations and easy controls of your settings.
  • Lithium-ion battery makes it easy to recharge your batteries.


16.0MP Resolution
5x Optical Zoom Lens 28-140mm Equiv
720p HD Video
32 Predefined Shooting Modes
Digital IS Reduces Blurry Photos
Help Button for Easy Auto Control
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery

Camera Includes

Canon Powershot A2300 Digital Camera
NB-11L Battery Pack for Canon ELPH 110 HS
Battery Charger CB-2LD
Wrist Strap WS-800
AVC-DC300 A/V Cable IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable
Solution Disk V105 (JEFIGSCRK)
Getting Started (E/S)
1-Year Manufacturer's Warranty

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Camera type Compact  
Camera Image sensor
Maximum resolution 4608 x 3456  
Additional resolutions 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480  
Image ratio width:height 4:3, 16:9  
Operational pixels 16.0 megapixels  
Image sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Image sensor type CCD  
Camera Image
ISO value Auto 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  
White bal presets 6  
Custom white bal modes Yes (1)  
Stabilization type No  
Focusing and Optics
Focal length (equiv.) 28 140 mm  
Optical image zoom 5  
Autofocus type
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
Digital image zoom Yes (5x)  
Manual focus ability No  
Macro focus ratio 3 cm (1.18")  
Number of focus positions 9  
Camera mount None  
Monitor and viewfinder
Pivoting LCD Fixed  
Monitor size 2.7"  
Screen resolution 230,000  
Touch screen interface No  
Live view LCD Yes  
Viewfinder style None  
Photography highlights
Largest aperture opening F2.8 - F6.9  
Slowest shutter speed 15 sec  
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority mode No  
Shutter priority mode No  
Manual exposure setting No  
Scene modes Yes  
Flash built-in Yes  
Flash coverage 3 m  
External flash No  
Flash mode settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync  
Continuous shooting Yes (0.8 fps)  
Self-timing device Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)  
Metering mode settings
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)  
White balance bracketing No  
Videography highlights
File formats
  • H.264
Microphone inputs Mono  
Speaker outputs Mono  
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (25 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Videography notes Miniature Effect (HD (5, 2.5, 1.25 fps) or L (6, 3, 1.5 fps))  
Media storage
Storage devices SD/SDHC/SDXC  
Multiple Device Connections
USB port USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI interface No  
Wireless connectivity None  
Remote ability No  
Physical features
Environmental sealing No  
Power Battery Pack  
Battery type Lithium-Ion NB-11L rechargeable battery & charger  
Battery life cycle 210  
Overall weight 125 g (0.28 lb / 4.41 oz)  
Overall dimensions 95 x 54 x 20 mm (3.74 x 2.13 x .79")  
Additional features
Built-in orientation sensor Yes  
Interval recording No  
Global Positioning System None


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