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Canon IXUS 115 HS
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Canon IXUS 115 HS Digital Camera

12.1MP 4x CMOS Nov 2012
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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 19,491 expert and owner reviews for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically for its compact camera digital cameras.

Fairly Large Screen Size

Digital cameras that came out more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8". At 3 inches, the Canon IXUS 115 HS has a quite large screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS.

If you are looking for a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2" and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 (3.5" and higher rated).

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SD Memory Card

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

If you are looking for a camera with a better memory card type then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-WX220 ($64.95) (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The IXUS 115 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the IXUS 115 HS do not support Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 115 HS, the Canon IXUS 115 HS supports video recording.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support video recording currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The IXUS 115 HS has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 115 HS.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S9500, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 115 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99) which has better reviews.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the IXUS 115 HS is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IXUS 115 HS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Four Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the IXUS 115 HS is more than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 115 HS. The photo effects "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 115 HS have maximum apertures of between 2 and 130. The Canon IXUS 115 HS has one of the smallest maximum apertures (20) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly High Maximum Playback Zoom

With a maximum playback zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 115 HS has one of the higher maximum playback zooms amongst cameras of this age. The average maximum playback zoom of cameras of this type and age is 8.9x, and the maximum playback zooms range from 1x to 16x.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Canon IXUS 115 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Has Two Shooting Modes

The IXUS 115 HS has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently found shooting mode is Auto, but this shooting mode is not found on this camera. The shooting modes Movie and Scene are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon IXUS 115 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera also have still image resolutions of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1220 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. Across all cameras that have been available for more than two years the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the IXUS 115 HS is 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon IXUS 115 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon camera). In addition, this camera support a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels and 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IXUS 115 HS.

The worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The IXUS 115 HS has a greater number of camera file systems than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of this spec and age. 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 typical of many cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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Narrow

The IXUS 115 HS is quite narrow (only 93.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 115 HS. The widths of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 22mm to 470mm.

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Short

At only 55.9 millimeters, the IXUS 115 HS is fairly short compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the heights range from 16mm to 750mm, and the average height is 61mm.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 19.9 millimeters, the IXUS 115 HS is quite thin compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 115 HS. Cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 115 HS have depths of between 13mm and 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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17 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the optical zooms range from 2x to 50x. The Canon IXUS 115 HS has a quite small optical zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 115 HS.

There are a number of other 4x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 105 IS.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($350.00) (4.2x), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00) (4.6x), or the Canon PowerShot N100 ($304.00) (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of only 12.1 megapixels, the IXUS 115 HS has one of the lower megapixel counts amongst digital cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel count of digital cameras of this age and type is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP.

We compared this camera to all the other 12.1MP cameras and we think the Nikon Coolpix P500, and the Canon IXUS 230 HS which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Coolpix P7700 (12.2MP and higher rated), or the Coolpix P330 (12.2MP and higher rated) both from Nikon or the Samsung EX2F (12.4MP and higher rated).

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IXUS 115 HS, the Canon IXUS 115 HS does not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity which you might also want to consider including the Canon IXUS 510 HS, or the Sony DSC-WX300 ($317.99) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the IXUS 115 HS is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS ($199.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P310 ($350.00) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The IXUS 115 HS does not have a GPS, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 115 HS also do not have a GPS.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS that you might also want to consider including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, or the Nikon Coolpix P520 which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The IXUS 115 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

The IXUS 115 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 115 HS. The flash modes "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest JPEG frame rate of digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 115 HS is 15fps and the highest is 240fps. The IXUS 115 HS has a fairly low JPEG frame rate (only 24 frames per second) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the IXUS 115 HS.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

At only 16 times zoom factor, the IXUS 115 HS has a quite small combined zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 115 HS. The average combined zoom of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 115 HS is 50x.

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Only Features One Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Canon IXUS 115 HS is more than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Canon digital camera. The auto focus Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of only 112 millimeters, the IXUS 115 HS has a fairly short maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The maximum focal lengths of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 115 HS range from 13mm to 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm.

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Only Nine Auto Focus Points

The IXUS 115 HS is a nine auto focus point digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 115 HS have between 1 and 255 auto focus points.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

With a display resolution of only 230,000 pixels, the IXUS 115 HS has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 115 HS. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IXUS 115 HS the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels.

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Only Two Aspheric Elements

The IXUS 115 HS is a two aspheric element camera. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 115 HS have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

With a minimum ISO speed of 100, the IXUS 115 HS has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the minimum ISO speed range from 10 to 800, and the average minimum ISO speed is 96.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

At 28 millimeters, the IXUS 115 HS has a fairly long minimum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The minimum focal lengths of similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IXUS 115 HS range from 2.6mm to 290mm, and the average minimum focal length is 27mm.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture

The IXUS 115 HS has one of the larger minimum apertures (5) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Cameras of this age and spec have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.9.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 115 HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Canon released the IXUS 115 HS.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 115 HS has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix S6150, or the Canon IXUS 230 HS which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Canon IXUS 500 (4.1x), or the Samsung ST200F (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The IXUS 115 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Coolpix P310 ($350.00), or the Coolpix S9500 both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 121 grams, the Canon IXUS 115 HS has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 115 HS.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Body Material
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Focus Point
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Control
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
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting 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
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features
Operating System
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

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