Canon PowerShot A300

Announced Feb 27, 2003 •
3 megapixels | 1.5 screen | 33 mm
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 2048 x 1536
Other resolutions 1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 3 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 3 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.7" (5.312 x 3.984 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Image
ISO Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Super-Fine, Fine, Normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 33 mm
Optical zoom 1×
Maximum aperture F3.6
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (5.1x)
Manual focus No
Normal focus range 20 cm (7.87)
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)
Number of focus points 5
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 1.5
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 1 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 2.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Manual (Red Eye On/Off)
Continuous drive 2.2 fps
Self-timer Yes (10 sec)
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 15 fps, max 3 mins
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I)
Storage included 32 MB CompactFlash
Connectivity
USB USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (2) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 225 g (0.50 lb / 7.94 oz)
Dimensions 111 x 58 x 37 mm (4.37 x 2.28 x 1.46)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
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