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Canon 135 Digital Camera

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Compact Camera 16MP 8x Feb 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Expert reviews are average
Reasonably priced
Good product quality
16 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, dkamera.de and Chip.de this medium megapixel camera has an overall expert rating of 70 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 8 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium megapixel camera is marvellous. Over 87% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Most 135 owners think it is one of the very best digital cameras of this type and age.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,378 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 within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera is 0.001m, the largest is 0.5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.066m. At only 0.01 meters, the Canon 135 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Lens System

Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera is 26mm. The Canon 135 has a very long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon 135 has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120 is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98) (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Canon 135 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon A4000 IS.

If this Canon digital camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Panasonic DMC-SZ9 (10x and higher rated).

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Shutter

Very Fast Camera Shutter Interval

The camera shutter intervals of digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera range from 0.008s to 30s, and the average camera shutter interval is 5.1s. At only 1.25 seconds, the Canon 135 has a quite fast camera shutter interval compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon 135 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all cameras of this age and type is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon 135 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the DSC-WX80 ($124.97) both from Sony or the Casio EX-ZR400 which also has a higher rating.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon 135 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon 135 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 135 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Camera

Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 135 supports direct printing, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The Canon 135 features histogram. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also feature histogram.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Five customers mentioned that the product was good quality. Northernblue109 mentioned on Amazon “It feels good, is very well made and performs superbly” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Stann said on Amazon two years ago “Produces high quality images”. Stann also mentioned “+ Sensor records lots of detail + Comprehensive feature set + Responsive vari-angle touchscreen + High quality video Cons” in their review.

Easy to Use

Five owners who purchased the Canon 135 agreed that it was easy to use. Northernblue109 wrote on Amazon “It is certainly intuitive and does not interfere with normal operations” in their review of this digital camera. Northernblue109 also wrote “A Pleasure to Own and a Pleasure to Use” in their review. Geoff mentioned two years ago “Also the movable screen is very handy”.

Robust

Three owners concluded that it was well made. Four years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Canon IXUS 135 is an ultra compact camera with an 8x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel sensor, built in Wi-Fi”. Geoff gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and said “However after some initial finger problems, particularly with the ISO setting, with the much improved built in help I have quickly learned how to use this camera”.

Nice Design

Two people who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking. Northernblue109 mentioned on Amazon “The results so far have been pretty good - any shortcoming perhaps being a reflection of my unfamiliarity with it; like any zoom” in their review of this digital camera and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Display

Very Wide Field of View

The narrowest field of view of comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 95% and the widest is 100%. With a field of view of 100 percent, the Canon 135 has one of the widest field of views amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Canon 135 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The smallest display diagonal of cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 2", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

If this digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the FinePix x100 Classic Kit (2.8"), or the X-E1 ($249) (2.9") both from Fujifilm which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera have display resolutions (numeric) of between 230 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels. The Canon 135 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 135 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), and the Fujifilm FinePix S4800 ($200) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon 135 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 135 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon L120 which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 135 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The worst still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on medium megapixel digital cameras that came out 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 the most frequently found optical sensor size on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 135 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

Other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include the 200, or the 150F both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon 135 does not feature bluetooth, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Good Video Capture

One customer who bought the Canon 135 reckoned that it was good for video recording.

Good Quality Pictures

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com wrote on Ephotozine “Images are kept sharp thanks to optical image stabilisation” in their review of this digital camera. One owner said in their reviews that it had a good image sensor.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two people thought this digital camera had a good screen. Four years ago expert website Ephotozine.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their Canon 135 review “The rear of the camera features a 2.7inch screen with 230k dot res”.

Good Quality Lens

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. C. M. Newton said “The 18-135mm lens is super - covers everything” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. Two years ago Geoff gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I decided to stay with Canon and the main requirement was to get it with the 18mm -135mm IS STM lens at the best price I could”.

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good zoom.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Two years ago Geoff wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I am particularly impressed with the image stabilisation” and rated this digital camera a maximum of 5 stars.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Four people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Northernblue109 mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “It feels good and performs well, with all the features that I could hope for” . Stann scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of the Canon 135 on Amazon two years ago “It has a comprehensive feature set and affords all the control expected by enthusiast photographers while providing automatic hand-holding options for less experienced users”.


Support

Good Support

Three customers reckoned that the Canon 135 had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer mentioned “English manual was easy to find on the canon website” in their review of this digital camera. Geoff said two years ago “One noticeable thing was the instruction manual, which is three times thicker than for the EOS 300D” .


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven people wrote in their reviews that the Canon 135 was compact. Expert review site Businesstoday.intoday.in mentioned in their review of this digital camera three years ago “This category caters to those who wants to have a compact camera in h”. Four years ago Ephotozine.com said on expert website Ephotozine “The Canon IXUS 135 is a compact and stylish camera with a good amount of optical zoom, thanks to the 8x optical zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Businesstoday.intoday.in also mentioned “Compact Cameras Compact cameras need not always mean point-and-shoot ones” in their review.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9153b001
Barcodes 00013803237931, 04960999974637, 04960999974699, 08714574597713, 08714574597744, 08714574597775, 08714574597904

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