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Canon 115 HS
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Canon 115 HS Digital Camera

12.1MP 4x CMOS Nov 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
High Sensitivity CMOS Sensor 12.1 Megapixel High Sensitivity CMOS Sensor allows you to capture amazing photos even in low light situations Full High Definition Movies with Dynamic IS Shoot... More
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14 Reasons For

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We calculated the average reviews for all Canon cameras and also specifically for Canon compact cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good reviews.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 115 HS range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". The Canon 115 HS has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age.

There are a number of alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Canon 255 HS[plb_1538063_price], the Sony DSC-RX1[plb_1448052_price], or the Nikon 26[plb_1280883_price].

If this Canon digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the 115 HS which do not support Full HD video, the Canon 115 HS supports Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which support Full HD video currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that have been available 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.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Panasonic DMC-TZ60[plb_2145753_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 115 HS, the Canon 115 HS has an image stabilizer.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 115 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the 115 HS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] is also worth considering.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon 115 HS is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the 115 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Canon 115 HS is more than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras that were released around the same time as the 115 HS. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the 115 HS have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. With a maximum aperture number of 20, the Canon 115 HS has one of the smallest maximum aperture numbers amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon 115 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 compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1220 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. Cameras of this age and spec still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Canon 115 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 Canon camera). This camera also support a video resolutions 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.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 115 HS.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon 115 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.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution amongst all compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the 115 HS the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s. The Canon 115 HS has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed (15 seconds) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 115 HS.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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15 Reasons Against

Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 115 HS has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the 115 HS. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the optical zooms range from 3x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x optical zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the 105[pl_377573_price], and the PowerShot ELPH 115 HS[pl_796910_price] both from Canon or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] (4.2x) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the 115 HS do not support video capability. The Canon 115 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support video capability which you might want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which is also higher rated.

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the Canon 115 HS has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age. Across all the similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 46MP.

There are a number of other 12.1MP cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Canon 310 HS[plb_651755_price] which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might also want to consider the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price] (12.2MP), or the Coolpix P340[pl_2197142_price] (12.2MP) both from Nikon or the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] (12.4MP) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the 115 HS, the Canon 115 HS does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other cameras which also support wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9600[plb_2196636_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this age and type are not 3D. The Canon 115 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the 115 HS, the Canon 115 HS does not have a GPS (satellite).

Other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon 115 HS is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago are also not waterproof.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The Canon 115 HS has one of the lowest motion JPEG frame rates (only 24 frames per second) amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 115 HS the motion JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 33fps.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon 115 HS is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 115 HS. The flash modess "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Canon 115 HS is more than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 115 HS is 250mm, and the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm. The Canon 115 HS has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 112 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The average display resolution (numeric) of compact cameras that are a similar age to the 115 HS is 450,000 pixels, and the display resolution (numeric)s range from 230 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Canon 115 HS has one of the lower display resolution (numeric)s amongst cameras of this age.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The Canon 115 HS has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) (100) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average ISO sensitivity (min) of similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the 115 HS is 94.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Canon 115 HS has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras of this spec and age range from 1.3 to 6.9. When compared to other cameras of a similar spec and age to the 115 HS that we have assessed, the Canon 115 HS's minimum aperture number of 5 is one of the largest.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon 115 HS

Released Over Four Years Ago

Canon released the 115 HS over four years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

The Canon 115 HS has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Nikon 26[plb_1280883_price], or the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS[plb_1463972_price] which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (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 similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Canon 115 HS has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price].

If you are looking for a digital camera with a better sensor type then you might also want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (CCD), or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] (CCD) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Canon 115 HS has a relatively typical weight (121 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 115 HS.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 121g cameras currently available including the Fujifilm F800EXR[plb_1518759_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
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)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
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
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity

Expert Reviews

13 December 2014

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8x zoom lens
Compact
Inexpensive
Sharp images
The Canon PowerShot Elph 100 HS is a very good value, offering good photo and video quality outside and indoors, lots of fun shooting modes, and decent shooting performance for its class
Slow performance
Noisy images at moderate ISO settings
Low-res LCD
Video limited to 720p
The 100 HS' photos look soft, even at lower ISOs

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