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Canon IXUS 240 HS
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Canon IXUS 240 HS Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CMOS May 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
With HS System and a huge touch screen for capturing any moment with ease, the slim IXUS 240 HS offers Wi-Fi connection for instantly sharing your stunning shots. - Slim metal body; 24mm, 5x... More
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39 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

Based on 294 user reviews the average user rating of this Canon digital camera is 85%.

Good Video Capture

Some Canon IXUS 240 HS owners concluded that it was good for video recording. Kostas scored the Canon IXUS 240 HS 5 stars and wrote “Excellent compact photo camera that can double as a real hd (1920x1080) video camera”. Loreleila mentioned three years ago “The basic video quality is good for such a small camera which isn't a video maker first” in their review. Marc Van De Ryse wrote on Amazon “Quality of pictures and also full HD video is excellent (considering the size of the camera” and scored this digital camera very highly.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers wrote in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 240 HS had a good zoom. Gaglen said “It would be the perfect point-and-shoot camera if it had a more powerful zoom”. Three years ago Maria Breen gave the product a very good rating and he wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Love the colourlove the zoom and the quality of picturesHappy customer”. Stuied said “The zoom is great too” and scored the product very highly.

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Three years ago Allan Dearnley-Davison mentioned in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “When showing the pictures on my iMac, they look clear, bright and colourful, with no out of focus or dim ones among them”. Trickyvikki mentioned on Amazon “There are some excellent features, soft focus, colour hues etc” in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review.

A number of Canon IXUS 240 HS owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good lens. Bruce rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this digital camera “The lens sharpness is fantastic - even at f/2.7 It's amazing what you can get for £110 these days”. Ganbaro mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS on Amazon “Impressive lens – wide angle for photos of groups of friends in room corners” and rated the product 4 stars. King of the World wrote in his review “An excellent wide-angle lens” .

Several people reckoned that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. P. Smith said in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS on Amazon “It takes nice photos and the optical stabilization is really nice”. Roland Rashleigh-Berry wrote in his review “It has image stabilisation which is a good thing since it has no viewfinder to help you take steady shots”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Sixty-seven people who purchased the product mentioned that it was able to produce good images. A. Davies said on Amazon “It has a great video picture” in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. A. Davies also mentioned “The photos are out of this world”. Three years ago Allan Dearnley-Davison gave the product a score of 5 stars and he wrote “The better because it can take a second or so to save a picture”.

Several customers who reviewed it thought it had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Allan Dearnley-Davison rated the product 5 stars and he wrote “You will need a High Capacity SD card, as 16.1 mega pixels sure takes up a lot of room”. Also three years ago Ganbaro mentioned “I'm sure 16.1Mega pixels can not be good”. John Kaiser Calautit mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Slow continuous shooting, Battery life, Fairly expensive for a compact cameraRating”.

Some customers agreed that the product was good in low light. King of the World scored it very highly and he said “Images are bright in low light situations, without need of a flash”. One Canon IXUS 240 HS owner who purchased it concluded that it was able to produce clear pictures.

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Good Connectivity

A few customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was wifi compatible. Gaglen wrote in their review three years ago “The wi-fi option is great for quickly transferring photos to devices” . Also three years ago In Your Own Words Ltd. Consignment gave it an excellent review score and she wrote “Wireless access good” in her Canon IXUS 240 HS review. Janice mentioned “This is a great point and shoot camera and if you can get the wifi going I am sure it is good too” in her review but in spite of that she scored it 3 stars.

One Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewer who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Three years ago C. Grant Gt Ltd said “My low rating is because the wifi refuses to upload my photos to the computer (though USB cable works fine”.

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Good Size

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was compact. Annek gave it a score of 5 stars and said “Compact and clarity excellent” in their review of this digital camera. Annek also mentioned “We were looking for a compact model that fitted freely into pocket, which this model does”. Deanna Ballantine gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned in her Canon IXUS 240 HS review three years ago “You cannot go wrong with a Canon IXUS 240 HS if you are looking for a small compact digital camera”.

Some people who reviewed it mentioned that it was easy to carry around. City Sleeker wrote in their review on Amazon “Is a lovely camera, easy to use and very easy to carry”. Three years ago Ganbaro said in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “Loving it!Light and small - easy to carry around” and rated it 80 out of 100. John B mentioned in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS on Amazon “The CanonIXUS 240 is truly great, well manufactured and easy to carry around.”.

A few customers wrote that this digital camera was thin. Nigel Mills said in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review “I bought this camera as a slim lightweight I could carry round with me to take "snaps".” .

Two people concluded that it was lightweight. Annie mentioned in her review “It is lightweight and easy to carry”. Mr. John Harvey wrote in his review of this digital camera “I bought this camera as I wanted a small, lightweight, easy to use camera that would fit into my shirt pocket”.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. A. Mccardle said in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “I like the quality of the pictures”. Three years ago Allan Dearnley-Davison said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Excellent quality, versatile pocket camera”. Brooks scored the Canon IXUS 240 HS very highly and he mentioned in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review “It was what I was looking for; takes good quality shots, in focus everytime, in a variety of light conditions”.

Good Technical Features

Several people agreed that the product had good features. Botusbouncer mentioned “Plenty of features” in their review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars. Frances Campbell-Vaughan wrote three years ago “Excellent small compact camera with many features” . James a wrote “With a lot of other great features” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS.

Easy to Use

Some Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers agreed that this digital camera was easy to use. Allan Dearnley-Davison wrote on Amazon “A truly great, easy to use pocket camera”. Two years ago Annie mentioned “There's good magnification and you are able to use it successfully in bright sunlight or for night time shots” in her review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. Three years ago Anon mentioned in their review “Easy to use, great price, NOTHING wrong at all!”.

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS owners concluded that it was easy to setup. Joan Pearson said “Very easy to set up.” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS and gave it a score of 5 stars. R wrote on Amazon “The Wi Fi works pretty well and is painless to set up on my Macbook Pro” and gave this digital camera a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. C. M. Jordan mentioned in their review three years ago “It's remarkably small (but still easy to hold) takes excellent pictures” . One Canon IXUS 240 HS owner reckoned that the Canon IXUS 240 HS was easy to use the menus. Three years ago J. Ajibade mentioned in their review on Amazon “The camera have various easy touch screen menu which is good”.

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Good Battery Life

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS owners who reviewed the Canon IXUS 240 HS agreed that it had a good battery life. A. Davies said on Amazon “Battery could be cheaper as you need two in the real world”. Three years ago C. M. Jordan said on Amazon “Still easy to hold) takes excellent pictures and the battery lasts well” and rated this digital camera 5 stars. Cr Hanmer said also three years ago “My only problem with this camera is the battery and that CANON keep changing the style so that they are not comparable with other CANON IXUS cameras” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product as very good.

Nice Design

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Three years ago Brooks rated this digital camera 5 stars and he said “Pretty good” in his review of this digital camera. D. Burrows said “They are both beautifully designed and nice to use” but even so they gave the Canon IXUS 240 HS a rating of 3 stars. Ganbaro said on Amazon “Stylish and colourful” in their review.

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers who purchased the Canon IXUS 240 HS reckoned that it was neat. P. Horgan wrote in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS on Amazon “Great functionality for a neat size”. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was smooth. Roderick Snell mentioned “Stunning Value, small, neat and very smooth pictures” in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review.

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Robust

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers agreed that the Canon IXUS 240 HS was strong and durable. Ganbaro gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Looks good, feels good, sturdy” in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review. Janice wrote “It's a bit more sturdy, got a great zoom on it”. Loreleila said in their review “This is less robust in some respects” but they scored the product 3 stars.

A number of Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers agreed that the product was well made. Roland Rashleigh-Berry mentioned “It has a good solid feel to it” and scored the product very highly. Roywoodham wrote in their review “Small, compact, very light and excellent build quality being made out of metal”.

One Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewer considered that the Canon IXUS 240 HS was easy to damage or scratch. Three years ago Malgorzata gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “Luckily it wasent damaged”.

One customer who bought it thought it was reliable. Maria Breen mentioned on Amazon “Very easy to use and very reliable” and gave the Canon IXUS 240 HS a score of 5 stars.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A number of people who purchased it mentioned that it had a good screen. Alex F wrote in his review of this digital camera “The menus are accessed via touch screen, very fiddly” . Allan Dearnley-Davison wrote in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS three years ago “The rear LCD display is bright and clear” and rated it as excellent. Botusbouncer wrote on Amazon in the same month “This is a great little camera, easy to use, good clear screen” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Support

Five Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Three years ago Betty W mentioned “Very disappointed that this product did not come with an instruction book.I'm old enough to need one” in her review however despite that she only scored it 60 out of 100. Brooks said in his review on Amazon “The wireless download instructions could be much better”. Freya's Rambo wrote on Amazon “Instructions are easy to follow” in their review.

Good Brand

Canon compact camera digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Canon is one of the superior brands.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of customers who reviewed it thought it was noisy. Three years ago John Kaiser Calautit mentioned “Large screen, Styling, Effects, Fast shutter response, Great in low light, Super compact, Slim metal body, Full 1080p HD movie recording, Good noise performance at higher ISO settingsCons” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS.

One Canon IXUS 240 HS owner considered that it was quiet. C. Grant Gt Ltd wrote in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “The screen is easy to see, zoom is quiet and it takes the picture well” however he only gave the Canon IXUS 240 HS a score of 40 out of 100.

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Quite Large Screen Size

The screen size of the IXUS 240 HS of 3.2 inches is one of the largest amongst cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 240 HS. Compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8".

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3.2" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 510 HS.

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

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The IXUS 240 HS supports WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS which do not support WiFi connectivity.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were released 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00), the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Canon PowerShot N100 ($349.99).

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering 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).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IXUS 240 HS which do not support Full HD video, the IXUS 240 HS supports Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, and the Nikon Coolpix S9500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The IXUS 240 HS supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the IXUS 240 HS.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Samsung EX2F which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has an image stabiliser. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 240 HS also have an image stabiliser.

Other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might want to look at include the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

Other cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo, or the GE A1455 which has better reviews.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 240 HS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of audio formats than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats PCM are also supported by this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most cameras of this age and spec. This Canon camera also have still image resolutions of 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The still image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Has Six Photo Effects

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age 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 launched more than two years ago. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. 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 Canon camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon IXUS 240 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 240 HS.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the IXUS 240 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 digital 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 240 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Supports One Image Format

The IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Canon digital camera. The image formats EXIF are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Quite High Display Resolution

Cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 240 HS have display resolutions of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution of 461,000 pixels, the IXUS 240 HS has a quite high display resolution compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

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

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the IXUS 240 HS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 240 HS. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

At only 2.7, the IXUS 240 HS has a quite small minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 240 HS. The smallest minimum aperture of cameras of this spec and age is 1.3 and the largest is 6.9.

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Narrow

The IXUS 240 HS is one of the narrower digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IXUS 240 HS (only 93.5 millimeters) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The widths of cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 240 HS range from 22mm to 470mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Canon IXUS 240 HS is not 3D compatible. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P7700.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The IXUS 240 HS does not have a GPS. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IXUS 240 HS also do not have a GPS.

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IXUS 240 HS are not waterproof. The Canon IXUS 240 HS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

The maximum focal lengths of digital cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 13mm to 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. When compared to other cameras of this spec and age that we have assessed the maximum focal length of, the IXUS 240 HS's maximum focal length of only 24 millimeters is one of the shortest.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the IXUS 240 HS is more than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Quite Low JPEG Frame Rate

At only 24 frames per second, the Canon IXUS 240 HS has a quite low JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 240 HS. The average JPEG frame rate of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 240 HS is 32fps, and the JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps.

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Only 170 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Canon IXUS 240 HS is a camera that takes 170 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS take between 30 and 889 shots per battery charge.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of 120 millimeters, the IXUS 240 HS's minimum focal length is one of the longest amongst digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 240 HS. The shortest minimum focal length of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS is 2.6mm and the longest is 290mm.

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Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distance of the IXUS 240 HS of 30 meters is one of the largest amongst cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IXUS 240 HS. Cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 240 HS have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 30m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.28m.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 240 HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

Canon released the IXUS 240 HS over four years ago.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the Canon IXUS 240 HS has a pretty typical megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

Alternative 16.1MP digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix S100 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel count then you might want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41 ($243.54) (16.15MP and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 240 HS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Coolpix S9300 ($305.00) both from Nikon or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include 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 compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the IXUS 240 HS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

There are a number of alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5, or the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a fairly typical weight (145 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, or the Samsung NX20 ($460.73) which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better sensor type that might also be worth considering include the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50) (CCD), or the GE E1450W (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
Image Format
Image Stabilizer
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
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
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
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Connector
USB Version
USB Connector
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
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
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
Other Features
Operating System
Focal Length
Aperture Range
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

User Reviews

(121)
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent but the part at the bottom broke and cant contact seller to replace. i cant really use the camera now as i have to hold it when i take the photo.

Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Kitch
(Verified Purchase)

Love it! Takes AMAZING photos! Highly recommend!!!

Reviewed 9 April 2015 by Ajay
(Verified Purchase)

Worked great, as expected for a Canon product.

(Verified Purchase)

Took nice photos, but when recording the zoom lens made an awful noise which was picked up on the video.
had to return for refund.

Reviewed 19 October 2014 by Mehdi
(Verified Purchase)

Very poor. Doesn't communise with PCs well. Takes an age to pick up. Menu is fussy and difficult to use.

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by We_love_books
(Verified Purchase)

I used to have an older version of this camera, which I got on very well with, but the lens became stuck and then it was useless - actually that has happened to me twice now. So I thought I would... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2014 by P. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Nice camera but relies too much on touch controls, so the fact that the touch screen is not great, lets the camera down. Give me some more real buttons or a better touch screen. It takes nice... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2014 by Tracey Ramsay
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant little camera.

Reviewed 9 June 2014 by Andferdav
(Verified Purchase)

I was looking for a new camera as mine was about 6 years old. I wanted a Canon IXUS again and liked the reviews of this one. Amazed to see the price difference between the various colours and... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Neil A. Chambers "nchambers10"
(Verified Purchase)

I own a few Canon cameras (SLR and compact) and love them all.

Not this one...

This has been something of a disappointment (I've owned it a year now). The quality is not... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 6028b007ba, 6034b006aa, 03caoixus240n, 03caoixus240s, canon 6028b007, canon 6028b007b, canon 6028b007ba
Barcodes 00714574580975, 03610170850397, 08714574580937, 08714574580944, 08714574580975, 08714574580982, 08714574581019, 08714574581026, 08714574581057, 08714574581071, 08714574581101, 08714574581118
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