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PowerShot ELPH 100 HS Silver

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series

MSRP: $179.99

PowerShot ELPH 100 HS

PowerShot ELPH 100 HS PowerShot ELPH 100 HS Body (blue shown here) Battery Pack NB-4L Battery Charger CB-2LV Wrist Strap WS-DC11 AV Cable AVC-400 USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM



Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical & 4x Digital & 16x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer


12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels

Approx. 12.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Focal Length

5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 112mm)

Digital Zoom

Approx. 4x

Focusing Range

Normal AF: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 1.6 ft. (50cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (30-50cm) (W)

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder


LCD Monitor

3.0-inch TFT color LCD (wide viewing angle type)

LCD Pixels

Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage

Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture

f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed

15-1/1500 sec. (Total shutter speed range)


Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Light Metering Method

Evaluative*, Center weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF.
** Fixed to center.

Exposure Control Method

AE Lock

Exposure Compensation

+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance Control

Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF

Built-in Flash

Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash

Flash Range

1.2-13 ft. (30cm-4.0m) (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (50cm-2.0m) (T)
* Image brightness my diminish depending on the shooting distance

Recycling Time

10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation


Shooting Modes

P, Auto, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter1, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie2
1Smile, Wink, Self-timer, Face Self-timer
2Standard, Super Slow Motion Movie, Miniature Effect for Movies (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button)

Photo Effects

My colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black * White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color**Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer

Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom** Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control


Continuous Shooting

Approx. 3.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 8.2 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst)

Storage Media

SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card, Eye-Fi, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card

File Format

Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

Image Recording Format

Normal, Fine

JPEG Compression Mode

Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels

4000 x 2248 (Large), 2816 x 1584 (Medium 1), 1920 x 1080 (Medium 2), 640 x 360 (Small)3:2
4000 x 2664 (Large), 2816 x 1880 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1064 (Medium 2), 640 x 424 (Small)4:3
4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)1:1
2992 x 2992 (Large), 2112 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1200 x 1200 (Medium 2), 480 x 480 (Small)

Image data

Note: N=Normal F=Fine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.

* When in High-Speed Burst, Best Image Selection and Low Light modes.
** The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Playback Modes File

- Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)

- Still Images: Single, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning

- Videos: Normal Playback*, Slow Motion**, Special Playback, Editing, Resume* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Erase Modes

Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)

- The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
- Using the Movie editing function, beginning/end sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.

Computer Interface

Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video

Video Out

Monaural (dedicated connector (female) unified type of digital, audio, and video)

Audio Out

Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)


Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-speed cable

Power Source

Battery Pack NB-4L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (when used with DC Couple DR-10)

Shooting Capacity

Approx. 230 shots

Playback Time

Approx. 5 hours

Operating Temperature


Operating Humidity


Dimensions (W x H x D)

3.67 x 2.20 x 0.78 in./ 93.1 x 55.9 x 19.9mm


4.94 oz. / 140g (including the batteries and memory card)
4.27 oz. / 121g (camera body only)Note: 26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi).

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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