The Canon PowerShot A2300 combines style and simplicity in a compact camera packed with features to easily capture a great shot every time. The combination of the 16 Megapixel Image Sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor captures more dynamic images, plus the 5x Optical Zoom is ideal for capturing almost any subject.Wide Zoom Range Covers All SubjectsThe PowerShot A2300 digital camera features a 5x optical zoom lens that delivers outstanding optical performance and versatility. The zoom range is a 28mm to 140mm (35mm equivalent), designed to capture a wide variety of subjects.Smart AutoThe PowerShot A2300 features Smart AUTO, which automatically assesses the scene through various factors in both the background and the subject. Detected scenes are analyzed using 32 predefined shooting situations, with the optimal setting applied to insure the best image. Advanced Subject Detection allows the PowerShot A2300 to specifically detect and track moving subjects like animals and vehicles.Digital ISThe PowerShot A2300 features Digital IS (image stabilization), which recognizes the main subject and automatically applies the best correction for camera shake.For portraits, blur reduction processing is performed to insure a sharp image, with moving subjects captured in three successive shots, with the clearest image automatically saved. For landscapes, cityscapes and other still scenes, the camera captures three successive shots quickly, then composes each one into a single clear imageOne Step Help Button with On Screen GuidanceThe PowerShot A2300 digital camera is designed for fun and ease of use, even for beginners. The Help Button located on the camera’s exterior brings up the help menu at anytime, right on the LCD screen. Users can scroll through a variety of topics that answer questions with clear explanations, offer helpful shooting advice, and show diagrams highlighting the position of any buttons required as part of the response.