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Canon IXUS 240 HS / ELPH 320 HS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 511 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the value for money and performance. The portability and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the flash and features.

responsiveness, usability, portability, performance, value for money

features, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon IXUS 240 HS / ELPH 320 HS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 511 reviews)

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Canon PowerShot IXUS 240HS


This fashionable camera offers an array of shooting options

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Canon IXUS 240 HS review


A point-and-shoot compact camera aimed at the fashion-conscious, tech-savvy photographer with a hatred of wires.

Styling ; Effects ; Fast shutter response ; Great in low light

Confusing menu system ; Unresponsive touchscreen ; Poorly implemented Wi-Fi

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Canon IXUS 240 HS


Excellent image quality ; Resistive touchscreen as good as they get

Low HD video frame rate ; Interface has a few quirks ; More zoom would be nice

We wouldn't complain if the 240HS (or its successor) had a longer zoom lens or was able to capture HD video at a higher frame rate, but the Canon IXUS 240HS proves that quality can easily overcome quantity.


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Canon IXUS 240 HS


Canon IXUS 310 HS86/100

Picture quality, Wi-Fi, compact size, stylish design, Full High Definition Movies

Slow response times with flash, touch screen interface cumbersome

The Canon IXUS 240 HS is one of the better touch controlled digital cameras when it comes to picture quality. For this type of digital camera it has a good set of features although there are one or two current buzz features missing. The touch sensitive...

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Canon IXUS 240 HS Digital Camera Review


The Canon IXUS 240 HS is a premium digital compact camera with Wi-Fi connectivity, a 16 megapixel sensor and 5x optical zoom lens, Daniel Bell reviews.

Slim metal body; Wi-Fi enabled; Full 1080p HD movie recording; Excellent image quality and colour reproduction; Responsive touch screen; Good noise performance at higher ISO settings

No rubber grip

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Amazon review summary for Canon IXUS 240 HS / ELPH 320 HS


alaTest has collected and analysed 146 user reviews of Canon IXUS 240 HS / ELPH 320 HS from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

usability, portability, value for money, image quality, performance


88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Canon IXUS 240 HS Digital Camera with Wi-Fi - Light Pink (16.1 MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 3.2 inch LCDCanon IXUS 510 HS Digital Camera - White (10.1 MP, 12x Optical Zoom) 3.2 Inch LCDCanon IXUS 240 HS Digital Camera with Wi-Fi - Pink (16.1 MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 3.2 inch LCD

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Nice camera...


Its very much handy ...easy to carry...CMOS sensor wow...picture quality as usual in this range of camera..disappointed with zoom only 5x zoom...touch screen less button...constant video and auto focus...wifi is there can directly connect...

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: Yes
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor


Bluetooth: No
HDMI Interface: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CMOS
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''


Longest Shutter Speed in s:15
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Unknown
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Canon NB-11L
Battery Type:CAN NB-11L / Canon NB-11L


Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No