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Canon 105

Canon 105
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Compact 12.1MP 4x Yes Feb 2010
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Canon 105 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon 105 number 818 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
233 Reviews + 4 Awards
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Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 233 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Very small optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
IXUS 105
28mm wide-angle 4x optical zoom lens with lens-shift type image stabilizer
2.7-inch 230,000-dot purecolor II LCD
12.1-megapixel CCD
DIGIC 4 digital image processor
Enhanced scene detection technology, with smart flash exposure
Face detect aiaf function, with face self-timer
New low light shooting mode, support ISO 6400 high ISO speed
Motion detection function, with intelligent ISO speed setting
Enhanced i-contrast function for keeping more image details
Built-in hdmi-mini terminal for easy connection to HDTV
Direct printing and sharing
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon 105 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon 105?

The Canon 105 is 90.5mm wide and 55.8mm tall. It is 21.2mm deep and weighs 0.14kg.

Canon 105 front dimensions
Canon 105 size in context

Canon 105 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Canon 105's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is lower than 81% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon 105 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Canon 105's optical zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon 105 has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 105 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon 105 of 2.8 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 69% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon 105 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all digital cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Canon 105's camera shutter speed of 0.000667s is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 63% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Canon 105's weight of only 117g is lighter than 86% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 105 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Canon 105 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 105 of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 85% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 105 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon 105 supports custom colours, unlike 94% of cameras which do not support custom colours.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Canon 105 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 105 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Features Smile Detection

The Canon 105 features smile detection, which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon 105's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is in the largest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 105 supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Canon 105 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon 105 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Canon 105's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 1" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon 105 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon 105 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon 105 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this Canon camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Face Detection

The Canon 105 features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon 105 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon 105 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon 105 of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 53% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon 105 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon 105 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 105 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Night Mode

The Canon 105 has a night mode, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon 105 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The battery recharge times of cameras range from 1.5h to 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h. The Canon 105's battery recharge time of only 2h is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 105 has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 105 has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 4960999659831, canon 4222b008aa, canon 4220b008aa, canon 4221b008aa, 4220b009aa, ixus105roz, 4220b013aa, 4220b010aa, 4220b011aa, 4220b023

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