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Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review

The pocket-sized powerhouse that's packed with features

Our Verdict

For

  • Great value-for-money
  • Simple-to-use design
  • Good image quality
  • Fun creative filters

Against

  • No HDMI output
  • LCD could be higher resolution
  • Battery life a little disappointing

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPowerShot A
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlue
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
Minimum Focus Distance30 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
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)
Height56.7 mm
Width95.1 mm
Depth23.9 mm
Autofocus Points9
Product SeriesA
Focal Length5 mm to 25 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Flash ModesAuto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelA3300 IS
Product NamePowerShot A3300 IS Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5037B011
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
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.

Battery Life230 Shot
Package Contents
  • PowerShot A3300 IS Compact Camera
  • NB-8L Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Charger
Display Resolution230400 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year