The IXUS 275 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Canon digital camera also supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 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 compact camera digital cameras that were released one year ago.
A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.