Product Comparison: Canon CanoScan LiDE 100 vs Canon CanoScan LiDE 300

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General Specifications
CanoScan LiDE 100
CanoScan LiDE 300
About the Product
This is simple, high-performance scanning at its best. Four easy buttons automate the entire process, and the new Auto Scan mode makes it even easier: It actually detects the type of original you’re scanning - a photo, business card, notebook or form - automatically adjusts settings for the optimal results.
With a sleek, compact and stylish design, this lightweight A4 flatbed scanner is fitted with 4 EZ operation buttons for easy use and hassle-free scanning. Perfect for high-resolution scanning at home or in the office.
Key Specs
Scanner Type
Resolution Up to
2400 dpi
2400 dpi
Duplex Scan Function
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Canon CanoScan LiDE 100 Film Scanner
  • This is an excellent piece of equipment at a very reasonable price.
  • The scanner is compact and satisfies all my requirements. Great speed.
  • This scanner is excellent. Scans are very fast.
  • It has a good build quality, isn't too slow, and competitively priced.
  • It scans documents very quickly compared to my old scanner.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 Colour Flatbed Scanner
  • Looks nice, feels light, footprint small, can be used on the go as only has USB connection.
  • The software is fairly simple to use and the scanning is quick.
  • Excellent scanning quality for both photos and text.
  • Works out-of-the-box with the Apple Scanner native tool and VueScan.
  • The scanning and editing function is great. The machine also photocopies really well.
Size & Weight
1.57 in.
1.65 in.
9.84 in.
9.84 in.
14.57 in.
14.45 in.
3.52 lbs.
3.75 lbs.
Documents, Photos, Business cards
Documents, Photos
Scanner Depth
48 Bit
48 Bit
Maximum Document Width
8.5 in.
8.5 in.
Maximum Document Length
11.7 in.
11.7 in.
What customers say about "Scanning"
Canon CanoScan LiDE 100 Film Scanner
  • Scanned images look good straight off the bat, and a little tinkering gets great results.
  • It scans documents and photos in the most comprehensive way and the quality of the result is just phenomenal for the price.
  • I use it every day for scanning documents. Amazing quality.
  • The software was easy to scan, it runs off the USB cable, and is swift. Amazing quality of scan.
  • The scanning speed is reasonably fast. Excellent scan quality.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 Colour Flatbed Scanner
  • The document reproduction was excellent.
  • The quality of the scans are very good.
  • This powers from a laptop / PC USB connection and has worked to scan thousands of photos at reasonable quality.
  • Scanning documents is a whiz, with the ability to add further pages to the one file.
  • The colour photo JPEG scans are a tiny bit out of focus and a tiny bit lacking colour.
Automatic Document Feeder Included
Included Software
ScanGear MP Driver, MP Navigator EX, ArcSoft PhotoStudio
Canon Scanning Utility, ScanGear MP Driver
Accessories Included
USB Cable
USB Cable
Scanner Connectivity
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
Hi-Speed USB 2.0
4 EZ Buttons, Advanced Z-lid Expansion Top, Smart Scanning, Auto Scan Mode
Auto Scan Mode, 4 EZ Buttons, Advanced Z-lid Expansion Top, Auto Document Fix, Auto Dust Reduction, Auto Scratch Reduction, Fading Correction
What customers say about "Features"
Canon CanoScan LiDE 100 Film Scanner
  • Set-up was simple, just install the software.
  • The scanning software is easy to use and has a lot of features.
  • The OCR's quite good, though, like all OCR, it's never perfect.
  • Colours are good and the bundled software is useful for touching up.
  • Have no problem with this scanner; light, portable and doesn't require a power source.
Canon CanoScan LiDE 300 Colour Flatbed Scanner
  • A great looking scanner, sleek black and stylish with minimal desk space.
  • The setup is super simple, just plug it into your USB and download the driver, which normally automatically install anyways.
  • The Canon IJ Utility software guides you and is very simple and straight forward software for your scanning.
  • Loved how easy this way to set up and the image quality of the scans are brilliant for the price to the product.
  • The scanner was very easy to install and does work with Windows 10.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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