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Canon 1100 HS

A fully featured 12.1 megapixel 12 times zoom factor camera
Compact 12.1MP 12x Yes Nov 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon 1100 HS Review

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Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

Canon 1100 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by website Ephotozine who decided that this Canon digital camera was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on 17 expert reviews from sites including DP Review, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 72%.

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Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 33,726 expert and owner reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Two people said in their reviews that the product was thin.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was good looking.

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Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The 1100 HS has a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras the image resolution ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixel

The Canon 1100 HS has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 206 grams, the Canon 1100 HS has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Canon 1100 HS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The 1100 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the 1100 HS's display diagonal is one of the largest amongst digital cameras.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 2/3"|1/2"|1/2.3"" optical sensor size, which is the most commonly found optical sensor size on cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Only One Aspherical Lens

Most cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses, including the 1100 HS which has one aspherical lens.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The 1100 HS has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 1100 HS has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Custom Colours

The 1100 HS supports custom colours. Most of the other cameras also support custom colours.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The 1100 HS features multi-shot function. Most of the other cameras also feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon 1100 HS has a touchscreen. Most of the other digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 1100 HS supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon 1100 HS which takes 170 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon 1100 HS features multi burst mode. Most of the other cameras also feature multi burst mode.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the 1100 HS has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras. The closest focusing distances of digital cameras range from 0.001m to 5m.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm. At 28 millimeters, the 1100 HS has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Cameras have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 2.1TB. When compared to other cameras that we have assessed the maximum memory card size of, the 1100 HS's maximum memory card size of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The 1100 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The 1100 HS has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the 1100 HS has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The 1100 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras also support Full HD video.

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Features Calendar

The 1100 HS features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The 1100 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. Across all digital cameras the worst still image resolution is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The 1100 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This Canon camera also supports a video resolutions 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. Cameras video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Wind Filter

The Canon 1100 HS has a wind filter. Most of the other cameras also have a wind filter.

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Has an HDMI Port

The 1100 HS has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras also have an HDMI port.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since November 2011.


Product Identifiers

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