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Canon IXUS 155
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Canon IXUS 155 Digital Camera

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20MP 10x CCD May 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Zoom In To Every Detail The stylish IXUS 155 captures every detail no matter how far away, with 20 Megapixels and 10x ultra-wide optical zoom. Smart Auto and Intelligent IS ensure brilliant... More
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31 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The editors of PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua both endorse this camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

User Reviews Are Average

Users have rated this camera on average 71%.

Good Size

Some Canon IXUS 155 reviewers thought this digital camera was compact. Lb wrote on Amazon “Very good compact” in their review of the Canon IXUS 155 and scored it 5 stars. Smh.com.au mentioned “This 20-megapixel compact camera is fitted with a 10x image-stabilised zoom with a 24 to 240 millimetre range, in film equivalent”. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au mentioned in their review “REVIEW—CANON IXUS 155 compact camera] by terry on 17 April 2014 Price” .

Two customers who bought this digital camera agreed that it was a good body shape.

One Canon IXUS 155 owner wrote that the Canon IXUS 155 was thin. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “Canon IXUS 155 Features The Canon IXUS 155 is a slim meta” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they scored the Canon IXUS 155 3 stars.

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Easy to Use

Several Canon IXUS 155 owners who bought it agreed that it was easy to use. Gg mentioned on Amazon “It focuses virtually straight away, is so simple to use” and rated it as excellent. Gg also wrote “Are so simple to use”. Gg also wrote “If you're after a compact little point & shoot camera that's easy to use and gives crisp pictures, then I highly recommend”.

Good Quality Lens

A few Canon IXUS 155 reviewers considered that this digital camera had a good zoom. Two years ago Mr Baz wrote “Useful 10x zoom” nonetheless he gave the Canon IXUS 155 a rating of 3 stars. Mr Baz also wrote “Handy zoom range, sensor isn't as good as the previous model though”. Ephotozine.com mentioned two years ago “The Canon IXUS 155 features a 10x optical zoom lens”.

One Canon IXUS 155 reviewer considered that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Briany2005 said on Amazon “Because of the high pixel count the extended range electronic zoom and the image stabilisation works well enough to hand hold even at more than 20X zoom” in their review and scored this digital camera 5 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus.

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Good Brand

On average Canon compact camera digital cameras have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all digital cameras manufactured by Canon.

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Good Battery Life

A number of Canon IXUS 155 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Briany2005 wrote two years ago “The wider than usual field of view suits landscape and building photography very well, battery life is good too.” in their review of the Canon IXUS 155.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 155 was quick to charge. Trace wrote in their review on Amazon “Charger so could buy extra battery for long trips out etc (more seem to charge via USB these days” yet they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100.

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Good Quality Pictures

A few people concluded that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Briany2005 said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Produce good clear detailed pictures”. Del rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Nice camera just the right size takes fantastic pictures” in his review of this digital camera. Two years ago Neil Robertson mentioned “Camera itself is all I expected it to be with excellent photos being achieved”.

Two Canon IXUS 155 owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good image sensor. Mr Baz mentioned “Image quality, lots of processing on the images and honestly I prefer the IXUS 150's sensor which delivers better results to my eyes” in his review of this digital camera. Expert review site Brisbanetimes.com.au said two years ago “20 million pixels are too many for a compact sensor” in their Canon IXUS 155 review.

A number of people who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good picture resolution. One customer wrote that the Canon IXUS 155 had a good ISO range. Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote “Image quality is OK when ISO sensitivity is kept low”.

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Good Connectivity

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review on Expert Reviews “The camera has a standard Mini USB socket, so the chances are”. One Canon IXUS 155 owner mentioned in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 155 was wifi compatible.

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Two Canon IXUS 155 owners concluded that this digital camera was well made. Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon “+ Handy zoom range 24-240mm is good both at the wide end and a decent telephoto reach+ Build is quite good with a metal body+ Fairly simple” in his Canon IXUS 155 review.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera said that it was easy to damage or scratch. Trace said “My poor old Samsung has broken and was looking for a replacement” but even so they gave it a rating of 40 out of 100.

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Good Video Capture

Several people who purchased it thought it was good for video recording.

Good Product Quality

Several Canon IXUS 155 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good quality. Marius Rubin wrote on Amazon “7 year old DSLR take much better quality images” in their review of the Canon IXUS 155. Stephen. mentioned in their Canon IXUS 155 review two years ago “A great little camera with top quality, I will take on holiday”. In the same month Ephotozine.com wrote on expert review site Ephotozine “The Canon IXUS 155 is a 20 megapixel camera with a metal body and an 10x optical zoom lens”.

Good Technical Features

One customer thought it had good features. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon IXUS 155 offers ease of control with powerful features, such as a 20 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom, Digic 4 processor”.

Nice Design

Two Canon IXUS 155 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 155 was good looking. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “A low price for such a stylish camera.” in their Canon IXUS 155 review but even so they rated this digital camera 2 stars.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras of this age and type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor to this digital camera and we think the SZ-14, and the VR-340 both from Olympus which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The megapixel counts of cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 155 range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP. With a megapixel count of 20 megapixels, the IXUS 155 has a fairly high megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IXUS 155.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to look at include the SZ-14, the VR-340, or the SZ-14 all from Olympus which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The IXUS 155 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have an image stabiliser.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabiliser to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00), the Olympus SZ-14, and the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 155 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the IXUS 155 also have a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00), the Olympus SZ-14, or the Kodak Pixpro FZ151.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The IXUS 155 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 3648 x 2736 and 2048 x 1536 and 5152 x 2896.

A 5152 x 3864 still image resolution is actually the best still image resolution amongst all cameras of this type and age.

The worst still image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 640 x 360.

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

When compared to other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 155 that we have checked, the closest focusing distance of the IXUS 155 of only 0.01 meters is one of the smallest. Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the IXUS 155 have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.28m.

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Has One Photo Effect

The IXUS 155 has a greater number of photo effects than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the IXUS 155 is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 155. The camera file system "DPOF" is also supported by this camera.

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Fairly High Maximum Playback Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 155 has a quite high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The lowest maximum playback zoom of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1x and the highest is 16x.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The IXUS 155 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly 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 Canon camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The IXUS 155 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

This camera's image resolution (5152 x 3864 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Across similar types of camera the worst image resolution is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 2 and the smallest is 130. With a maximum aperture of 6.9, the Canon IXUS 155 has a quite small maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The IXUS 155 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 155. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital 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). Across all compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 155 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

At only 24 millimeters, the IXUS 155 has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 155. The average minimum focal length of comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 155 is 27mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this camera is 68 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de.

Poor Support

Several people wrote in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. In November last year John M Leslie mentioned in his review “However the instructions are poor and I”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The IXUS 155 does not support video recording. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age do support video recording.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also support video recording including the SZ-14, or the VR-340 both from Olympus which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The IXUS 155 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 155 also do not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00), or the Sony DSC-WX60.

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Quite Small Screen Size

At only 2.7 inches, the IXUS 155 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 155. The smallest screen size of compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 155 is 1", the largest is 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX60, or the Canon IXUS 145.

If this compact camera digital camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the VTech 80-145054 (3"), or the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (3") which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Canon IXUS 155 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IXUS 155 also do 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 PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IXUS 155 are not 3D compatible. The IXUS 155 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the SZ-14, or the VR-340 both from Olympus which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 155 do not have a GPS. The Canon IXUS 155 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

It is worth also looking at other cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00) which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 155 are not waterproof. The IXUS 155 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The IXUS 155 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 155 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the PowerShot SX600 HS ($199.00), and the IXUS 145 both from Canon or the Olympus VR-340 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (6x) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the IXUS 155 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 155. 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 Display Resolution

The display resolutions of compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 155 range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Canon IXUS 155 has a fairly low display resolution compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 155.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The IXUS 155 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IXUS 155.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 155

Released Over Two Years Ago

Canon released the IXUS 155 over two years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the IXUS 155 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 10x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Olympus VR-340.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Kodak Pixpro FZ151 (15x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The IXUS 155 has a pretty standard weight (142 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
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
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
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
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Maximum Playback Zoom
Camera File System
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

(11)
31 October 2014

This is a 20MP camera with 10x optical zoom. These are impressive figures backed up by the quality of its CMOS which is what determines the quality of the images you shoot.Press the Function Set... Read more…

12 September 2014

A low price for such a stylish camera, but the Canon Ixus 155 is still a false economy...

8 September 2014

The Canon IXUS 155 features a 10x optical zoom lens, and a 20 megapixel sensor. Priced at £119 it is at a similar level to other compact cameras available, although if you have a look at some of...

PhotographyBlog.com

Designed for the point and shooter, the Canon IXUS 155 offers ease of control with powerful features, such as a 20 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom, Digic 4 processor and Live view control. Made... Read more…

17 April 2014

REVIEW?CANON IXUS 155 compact camera] by terry on 17 April 2014 Price: $180 street price A mixed bag THE LOW-DOWN: This 20mp compact camera is fitted with a 10X image stabilised zoom with a... Read more…

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User Reviews

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After testing the IXUS 150 I was keen to try out this model as it's the "next one up" in the IXUS range of compact which have been mostly pretty good or at least the ones I had tried out... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by Bunny Mummy "radishwafflehippo"
(Verified Purchase)

Nice camera but came with European adapter so its of no use to me. Sent back.

Reviewed 11 May 2015 by GG
(Verified Purchase)

Great little point & shoot camera, lovely vibrant colour, and very easy to use.

I'm a full time eBayer, taking about 400-500 indoor stock photographs a week, and wanted to replace my... Read more…

This is a good camera. However the instructions are poor and I still cannot find how to download images onto my laptop. Very frustrating.

Reviewed 5 May 2015 by Golden_boy
(Verified Purchase)

Warning: this comes with a European power cable. Haven't actually used it yet so can't comment on anything else, but this is quite a flaw in a UK product!

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9360B001, 9360b008aa, ixus155blu, canon 9369b006, canon 9357b006
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