Style that Connects
Slim and sleek with style to spare, the new PowerShot ELPH 340 HS camera is a creative force to be reckoned with.
Its powerful 12x Optical Zoom puts you into the action from anywhere, ready to capture with the quality only Canon optics can deliver.
Built-in Wi-Fi® means youre always connected to your world, transferring images and video directly to popular social networking sites, mobile devices* and your computer.
You can also shoot remotely with a compatible smartphone or tablet** to easily capture group photos, and connect wirelessly to a compatible Android device*** with a simple touch using built-in NFC (Near Field Communication).
The PowerShot ELPH 340 HS has Creative Shot mode, so you can discover the fun of creating artistic photos that are as unique as you are.
The high-resolution 16.0 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor combines with the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor to create the Canon HS SYSTEM, giving you impressive image quality in all situations, including low light.
And with advanced features like 1080p Full HD video in MP4 format, Hybrid Auto and Smart AUTO that recognizes 32 predefined scenes, the PowerShot ELPH 340 HS captures the excitement of your everyday life with style.
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 12x Optical, 4x Digital and 48x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Approx. 16.8. Megapixels
Approx. 16.0 Megapixels
4.5 (W) - 54.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 25-300mm)
Auto: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T)
Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)
Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3m) - infinity (W,T)
TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Approx. 461,000 dots
Aperture and Shutter
f/3.6 (W), f/7.0 (T)
1 - 1/2000 sec.
15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Auto, ISO 100-3200
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method
Manual, Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)
White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
1.6 ft. - 13 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 4.0m (W), (1.0m - 2.0m (T))
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Auto, Hybrid Auto, P, Creative Shot1, Portrait, Smart Shutter2, High-Speed Burst, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
*1Auto, Retro, Monochrome, Special and Natural effects
*2Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color *
*Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Normal: Approx. 3.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 10.5 shots/sec. (in High-Speed Burst mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MP4 (Image: H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
1) 16:9 - Large: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1: 3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360
2) 3:2 - Large: 4608 x 3072; Medium 1: 3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424
3) 4:3 - Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1: 3264 x 2448; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Small: 640 x 480
4) 1:1 - Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
Full HD 1920 x 1280: 30 fps (29.97)
HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)
Playback Modes File
Stills & Videos:
Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Slideshow (Repeat, Interval, Effect)
Single, Index (6-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Normal Playback*1, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2
- Displays playback position and shooting time
*1Audio settings available in 5 levels
*2Approximately 4 seconds
*3Slow motion available
Select Image, Select Range, Select All 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, sections of the movie can be deleted.
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video); HDMI connector (D-type)
Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Battery Pack NB-11L/NB-11LH, AC Adapter Kit ACK-90
Approx. 190 shots
Approx. 280 shots in ECO Mode
Approx. 3.5 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.93 x 2.27 x 0.88 in. / 99.7 x 57.6 x 22.4mm
5.19 oz. / 147g (CIPA standard)
4.59 oz. / 130g (Body only)