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Canon 1100 HS
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Canon 1100 HS Digital Camera

12.1MP 12x CMOS Aug 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
The IXUS 1100 HS packs a 12x zoom in a stunning metal body you'll want to be seen with. HS System and effortless touch screen control give you amazing shots and Full HD movies day and night. - 12x... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 19,820 user and expert reviews, Canon has good ratings for its cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras compared to other brands.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1100 HS range from 1" to 4.8". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the 1100 HS has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 1100 HS.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon 1100 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1100 HS do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The 1100 HS supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age do not support video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1100 HS, the Canon 1100 HS has an image stabilizer.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 12 times zoom factor, the 1100 HS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 1100 HS. The average optical zoom of cameras of a similar type and age to the 1100 HS is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the 1100 HS, the Canon 1100 HS has a built-in flash.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1100 HS range from 0.01m to 0.2m. When compared to other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1100 HS, the closest focusing distance of the Canon 1100 HS of only 0.01 meters is one of the smallest.

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Has Six White Balances

The Canon 1100 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the 1100 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The 1100 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of this age and type. In addition, this Canon digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584 and 2816 x 2112 and 4000 x 2248. Similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 1100 HS still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 336 millimeters, the 1100 HS has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the 1100 HS. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 1100 HS range from 18mm to 1,000mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The 1100 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 1100 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The Canon 1100 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1100 HS. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the 1100 HS is 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution amongst all digital cameras that came out around the same time as the 1100 HS.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this type and age is 230 pixels and the highest is 16,000,000 pixels. At 461,000 pixels, the 1100 HS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports One Camera File System

The number of camera file systems supported by the 1100 HS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Canon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the 1100 HS.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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18 Reasons Against

Quite Low Megapixel

The Canon 1100 HS has one of the lower megapixels (only 12.1 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age. The lowest megapixel of cameras of this age and spec is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the 1100 HS do not support wi-Fi. The 1100 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The 1100 HS is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1100 HS are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago, the 1100 HS does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1100 HS, the 1100 HS is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras of this type and age the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of 206 grams, the 1100 HS is one of the heavier similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the 1100 HS amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 170 milliamperes * hour, the 1100 HS has one of the smallest battery capacitys amongst compact cameras of this age. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the 1100 HS is 170mAh, the biggest is 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The 1100 HS has one of the lower motion JPEG frame rates (only 24 frames per second) amongst compact cameras of this age. The lowest motion JPEG frame rate of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the 1100 HS is 15fps, the highest is 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 33fps.

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Quite Small Maximum Memory Card Size

Compact cameras that are a similar age to the 1100 HS have maximum memory card sizes of between 1GB and 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 29GB. When compared to other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the 1100 HS that we have assessed, the 1100 HS's maximum memory card size of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon 1100 HS is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The 1100 HS is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Supports One Power Source Type

The 1100 HS has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of this spec and age. The most frequently supported power source type is Battery, but this power source type is not supported by this camera. The power source types AC are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the 1100 HS is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 1100 HS. The shooting modess "Manual", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

Most cameras of a similar spec and age to the 1100 HS have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss, including the 1100 HS which has one number of aspheric elements.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the 1100 HS is more than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Canon camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that are a similar age to the 1100 HS.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Canon 1100 HS has one of the bigger ISO sensitivity (min)s (100) amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this spec and age the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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Heavy

Digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 1100 HS have weights of between 0.097kg and 180kg. At 0.206 kilograms, the 1100 HS is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Fairly Long Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of 1 second, the 1100 HS has a fairly long flash sync-speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 1100 HS the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0005s to 10s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.67s.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon 1100 HS

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this Canon camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the 1100 HS has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The 1100 HS has a better sensor type than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Material
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Connector Type
Connection to PC
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Custom Colour
Image Editing
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Compatible Operating Systems
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 1100hs, 5689b008, 5689b009, 5686b010, 5686b013, 5686b008, 5689b010, 5689b013, 5686b010aa, 5689b017aa, 5686b013aa, 5686b008aa, 5689b010aa, 5689b013aa, 5689b008aa, 5686b017aa, 5686b009aa, oxus1100hsroo, ixus1100hszwa, ixus1100hszil, ixus1100hsroo, ixus1100hszwapromo
Barcodes 03610170492832, 03610170492849, 08714574573106, 08714574573113, 08714574573120, 08714574573144, 08714574573168, 08714574573199, 08714574573205, 08714574573212, 08714574573243, 08714574573274, 08714574573281, 08714574573298, 08714574573328, 08714574577869, 08714574577876, 08714574577883
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