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Canon IXUS 1100
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Canon IXUS 1100 Digital Camera

12.1MP 12x CMOS Aug 2011
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Compact camera digital cameras produced by Canon have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact camera digital cameras) and found that Canon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Large Screen Size

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the screen sizes range from 1" to 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8". At 3.2 inches, the IXUS 1100 has a fairly large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IXUS 1100.

There are a number of alternative 3.2" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the IXUS 510 HS, the PowerShot ELPH 320 HS, or the IXUS 240 HS all from Canon which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Samsung MV900F ($165.99) (3.3"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5") which is also higher rated.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00), the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), and the Canon PowerShot N100 ($349.99) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Sony DSC-W800 ($88.00) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other cameras of this age and spec which do not support Full HD video, the Canon IXUS 1100 supports Full HD video.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, or the Olympus Stylus SH-50.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The IXUS 1100 supports video recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 1100.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the Samsung WB800F, and the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The IXUS 1100 has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 1100.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabiliser and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40, and the GE A1455 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 1100 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), and the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo is also worth considering.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Canon IXUS 1100 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Five Photo Effects

The IXUS 1100 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras of this type and age. This Canon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The photo effects "Negative film", "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the IXUS 1100 is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this Canon digital camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The IXUS 1100 has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 1100.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 13mm to 1,800mm. At 336 millimeters, the IXUS 1100 has a fairly long maximum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 1100.

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4000 X 2664 Still Image Resolution

The IXUS 1100 has a 4000 x 2664 still image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112 and 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248. Across all cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 1100 the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Quite High Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 1100 the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At 461,000 pixels, the IXUS 1100 has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 1100.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The IXUS 1100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 1100. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The IXUS 1100 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 1100. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Low Megapixel Count

The IXUS 1100 has a quite low megapixel count (only 12.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 1100. The average megapixel count of digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 1100 is 14MP.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 12.1MP digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 230 HS, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 ($299.95) is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P7700 (12.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The IXUS 1100 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not support WiFi connectivity.

Other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The IXUS 1100 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P7700 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The IXUS 1100 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS which you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this age and type are not waterproof. The IXUS 1100 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the IXUS 1100 is more than most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 1100. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

The average JPEG frame rate of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 1100 is 32fps, and the JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps. At only 24 frames per second, the IXUS 1100 has a quite low JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 170 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 1100 take between 30 and 889 shots per battery charge, including the IXUS 1100 which takes 170 shots per battery charge.

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Only One Aspheric Element

Most digital cameras of this type and age have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements, including the Canon IXUS 1100 which has one aspheric element.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of this spec and age is 10, the biggest is 800, and the average minimum ISO speed is 96. The IXUS 1100 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed (100) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 1100

Released Over Five Years Ago

Canon released the IXUS 1100 over five years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

The IXUS 1100 has a pretty average optical zoom (12 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

Other 12x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at include the IXUS 510 HS, or the PowerShot SX150 IS both from Canon which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Casio EX-ZR300 (12.5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The IXUS 1100 has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Canon IXUS 125 HS which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 500 (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Canon IXUS 1100 has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, and the Samsung NX20 ($369.42) is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50) (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Other Features
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

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