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Canon 115 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12.1MP 4x Nov 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
No optical zoom in video modes
Few manual controls

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Canon digital camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review websites Camera Labs who wrote that this low megapixel digital camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, PC Mag, CNET.com.au and t3.dk this Canon digital camera has an average expert rating of 76%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 34 user reviews the average user rating of this Canon camera is 90%. 23 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Support

Few Manual Controls

Two customers concluded that the product did not have good technical guidance. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com.au “Few manual controls”. Cnet.com.au also mentioned “LCD screen not the highest specification, no manual control, missing a few features” in their review.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was noisy. Tony S. gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his Canon 115 HS review “I would say it is not that loud”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon 115 HS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Canon 115 HS has one of the larger display diagonals amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age. The display diagonals of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 1" to 3.5", and the average display diagonal is 2.6".

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Canon 115 HS supports video recording. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also support video recording.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Canon 115 HS supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution across all low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Power

Good Battery Life

Three people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon 115 HS had a good battery life. Jimjam mentioned in their review of the Canon 115 HS on Amazon.co.uk “Battery life is pretty good” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Msdundar mentioned five years ago “Battery life is enough - you can take a lot photo”.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 115 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 115 HS has an HDMI port. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon 115 HS has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 115 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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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 cameras of this type and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 115 HS has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(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. The still image resolution of all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4032 x 3024 (best).

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

The Canon 115 HS has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 115 HS has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

When compared to other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Canon 115 HS's maximum aperture number of 20 is one of the smallest. The maximum aperture numbers of low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera range from 1.8 to 22, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.2.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the Canon 115 HS has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Low megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 38mm.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras of this type and age is 1.3, the largest is 11, and the average minimum aperture number is 3. With a minimum aperture number of 5, the Canon 115 HS's minimum aperture number is one of the largest amongst comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon 115 HS has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon 115 HS has a battery charger included. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon 115 HS has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon 115 HS supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also support PictBridge.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Canon 115 HS is more than most low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This Canon camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The ISO sensitivities "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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No Optical Zoom in Video Modes

Six owners agreed that it did not have a good zoom. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of the Canon 115 HS on PC Mag “Can't adjust zoom or focus in video mode”. Cnet.com.au said “No stereo sound or optical zoom in video mode”. Six years ago Camera Labs wrote “No optical zoom in video modes” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who purchased it considered that it did not have a good autofocus. Cnet.com.au mentioned “Autofocus struggles in low light”. Richard Fish said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “Indoor images can be grainy and out of focus”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it did not have a good lens. Six years ago Cnet.com.au mentioned “Lens could be sharper at wideangle settings”.

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El Sistema HS Te Permite Capturar Fotos En Lugares Con Poca Luz, Sin Necesidad De Flash

Two people said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good flash. Cnet.com.au wrote on CNET.com.au “El sistema HS te permite capturar fotos en lugares con poca luz, sin necesidad de flash” in their review of this digital camera.

Shoots 1080p Video

Twelve owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good for video recording. Cnet.com.au mentioned on CNET.com.au six years ago “1080p video capture” but they gave this digital camera a score of 1 stars. Camera Labs wrote “1080 24 HD movie mode” in their review of the Canon 115 HS but despite that they scored it 18.98 out of 100. Camera Labs also mentioned “Scene mode movies and super slo-mo” in their review.

Good Image Quality

Thirty-two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was able to produce good images. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review of the Canon 115 HS on CNET.com.au “Optical image stabilization”. Six years ago Camera Labs wrote “Excellent image quality” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they only gave it a score of 18.98 out of 100. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned in the same month “The 100 HS delivers fine images, good performance” in their Canon 115 HS review.

Three owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was good in low light. Cnet.com.au said in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com.au “Good photo quality, with slightly better low light performance than CCDbased predecessor”. Cnet.com.au also wrote “3inch LCD has average outdoor, very good low light visibility” in their review. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Dedicated low-light mode”.

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Design

Small, Compact Build

Three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Cnet.com.au wrote six years ago “Highquality build and materials used” in their Canon 115 HS review. Pc Mag wrote “Small, compact build”. Four years ago Newegg.com wrote “Seems very well built”.

Three owners thought the product was good at resisting water ingress. Jimjam wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Also has inexpensive waterproof case (£30) available for swimming” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 7 stars. Peter Nightingale said “Had my original stolen on the beach, great little camera that has very good waterproof housing available” and scored this digital camera 9 stars.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Four years ago Newegg.com said “Long sturdy cord that does not need ground pin”.

One person considered that this digital camera was easy to damage or scratch. Terry Fodor mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “They lie it was not rivised its misinformd, slow delivery, item packed very poorly it damaged, box”.

One person said that it was reliable. Mrs. S. Jones said on Amazon.co.uk five years ago “Would recommend this to anyone who wants a small, reliable camera that can be carried about with ease” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

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Good Image Quality

Twenty customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Cnet.com.au mentioned “Good picture quality up to 800 ISO” yet they only gave this digital camera a score of 18.74 out of 100. Cnet.com.au also mentioned “Good picture quality at telephoto settings” in their review. Cnet.com.au also wrote “1080p HD video mode with sharp picture quality” in their review.

Good Picture Quality At Telephoto Settings

Thirteen people who bought it wrote that it was easy to use. Hector mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “It is a great camera, easy to use on auto”. Freelander mentioned in their review of this digital camera five years ago “First class for ease of use, quality of picture”. Kbc wrote in their Canon 115 HS review in the same month “Good quality pictures and easy to use” .

Two customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus. Imaging Resource.com wrote in their review of this digital camera six years ago “Smart Auto makes Scene settings choices for you” but they only gave this digital camera a rating of 1 stars.

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Styish Design

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. Cnet.com.au said in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com.au “Gorgeous design”. Imaging Resource.com said “Small and smooth design makes it very pocketable” in their Canon 115 HS review although they gave the product a rating of 14 out of 100.

Five owners who bought it agreed that it was good looking. Hector mentioned six years ago “Instead of a posh case we get one from our pound shop - keeps it safe” and gave the product a score of 7 stars. Steve mentioned “A pretty effective flash and a really fast warm up time - you literally pull it out, turn it on”.

One owner who purchased it reckoned that it was neat. Celia she said on Amazon.co.uk “It's small, very neat and takes good pictures”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

With a weight of only 121 grams, the Canon 115 HS is one of the lighter low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of this age and spec the weights range from 50g to 1.3kg.

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Small, Compact Build

Nine owners who reviewed it agreed that it was compact. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera six years ago “Compact, stylish metal body, comes in five colors” . Camera Labs wrote “Super-slim stylish compact design”. Pcmag.com scored this digital camera 6 stars and mentioned on expert website PC Mag “The Canon PowerShot Elph 100 HS is a good compact camera with plenty of features.”.

Two people who bought it said that it was thin. Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Camera Labs “Canon ELPH 100 HS / IXUS 115 HS review The Canon ELPH 100 HS is a 12.1 Megapixel slim compact with a 4x stabilised zoom”.

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was lightweight. Cnet.com.au wrote “Compact, lightweight and stylish” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they rated the Canon 115 HS 1 stars. Richard Fish mentioned in his Canon 115 HS review “Good lightweight camera for the price”.

One person considered that it was a good size. Cnet.com.au mentioned “Tiny dimensions”. One person who bought it thought it was easy to carry around. S S said “Very easy to carry around”.

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Features

Surprising Number of Features

Three owners reckoned that this digital camera had good features. Cnet.com.au mentioned six years ago “Surprising number of features” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Cnet.com.au also said “Tons of fun features, including special effects” in their review.

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