Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS (IXUS 255 HS)

Announced Jan 29, 2013 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 24 – 240 mm (10×)
Price
MSRP $179 / £229
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type BSI-CMOS
Processor DIGIC 5
Image
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes (1)
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Super Fine, Fine
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–240 mm
Optical zoom 10×
Maximum aperture F3–6.9
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus No
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 461,000
Touch screen No
Screen type PureColor II G
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, on, slow sync, off
Continuous drive 2.4 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps)
Format H.264
Videography notes Miniature effect: 1280 x 720 (1.5, 3, 6 fps), 640 x 480 (1.5, 3 , 6 fps); Super slow motion movie: 640 x 480 (120 fps), 320 x 240 (240 fps)
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini)
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes Photo sharing via CameraWindow app
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-4L rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 220
Weight (inc. batteries) 144 g (0.32 lb / 5.08 oz)
Dimensions 97 x 56 x 23 mm (3.82 x 2.2 x 0.91)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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