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Canon ELPH 100 HS Digital Camera Review

The 100 HS lacks some of its siblings' hot-ticket extra features, but it's a great camera for the money.

$199.99 MSRP
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Introduction

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS (IXUS 115 HS in some territories) is the entry-level model in Canon's 2011 ELPH lineup. It's also the market's most affordable camera built around a CMOS sensor, which means that it's fast, and it can shoot great pictures in most settings. So, while the 100 HS lacks some of its pricier siblings' hot-ticket extra features, it's one heck of a camera, especially for the money.

The 100 HS launched in February 2011 in silver, gray, orange, blue, and pink shades for an MSRP of $199, though street prices have fallen since then.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Canon PowerShot ELPH 100 HS, take a look at these other point & shoot cameras.

$149.99 MSRP
5.5
$199.95 MSRP
6.1
$249.99 MSRP
7.1

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Samsung PL120 Comparison
  12. Canon PowerShot ELPH 500 HS Comparison
  13. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FP5 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery

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