Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best Canon travel cameras are the lightweight and highly portable point and shoot digital cameras. Manufactured and released under PowerShot product line, these digital cameras are compact and easy to use. Make sure that the travel cameras you buy fit in your pocket.

Slim and sturdy cameras from Canon for travel photography come with a sufficient resolution of atleast 13 Megapixels and also offer HD video recording capability.

The travel cameras from Canon under D Series of PowerShot product line are the models with rugged bodies which are also water, dust and shock resistant. D series cameras can be the perfect companions during vacation or any adventure trips. GPS tracker is a supplementary features which is really helpful while travelling new ways.

Optical zoom feature on travel cameras helps you capture far away things very clearly and, the high-sensitivity CMOS sensors and DIGIC 4 image processor serve the need of low-light performance. During the travel, the ISO settings for low light environments also assist in capturing shaky images clearly.

Check out our list of best Canon travel cameras top rated by some of the best digital camera reviewers around the web.


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Canon IXUS 275 HS
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (IXUS 265 HS)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS
Canon IXUS 275 HS
Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
Canon PowerShot SX600 HS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (IXUS 265 HS)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 330 HS
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Apr 2015
Mar 2014
May 2014
Jan 2013
Optical Zoom
12.0 x
18.0 x
18.0 x
12.0 x
10.0 x
Weight
0.32 lb.
0.42 lb.
0.41 lb.
0.32 lb.
0.32 lb.
Camera Type
Ultracompact
Compact
Compact
Ultracompact
Compact
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
20.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
12.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
BSI-CMOS
CMOS
CMOS, BSI-CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
Average Rating
 4.0 stars
 3.7 stars
 3.6 stars
 3.4 stars
 3.9 stars
Image Quality
100% Positive
42% Positive
58% Negative
Focus
100% Positive
85% Positive
15% Negative
Look and Feel
100% Positive
100% Positive
Performance
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
Exposure
100% Positive
50% Positive
50% Negative

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