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Canon IXUS 155
Canon IXUS 155
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Canon IXUS 155 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 20MP 10x Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Poor support
Display nur fr die Motivwahl geeignet, aber nicht zur Schrfekontrolle (nur 230.000 Subpixel
29 Reviews + 2 Awards
vido.com.ua Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The experts at two expert review sites both concluded that they would recommend this digital camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from both PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua.

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 35 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Canon digital camera is 71%.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Six experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de have rated this high megapixel digital camera on average 68%.

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Camera

Supports Live View

The Canon IXUS 155 supports live view, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Histogram

The IXUS 155 features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Battery

Only 230 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The IXUS 155 is a camera that takes 230 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera take between 30 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera is 2.5" and the largest is 4.8". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the IXUS 155 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.7" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX220 ($198.00), the DSC-W800 ($88.00), or the Alpha A58 all from Sony.

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the EOS 6D EF (3" and higher rated), or the PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.99) (3" and higher rated) both from Canon or the Pentax K-S1 ($399.00) (3" and higher rated).

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

At only 230,000 pixels, the IXUS 155 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. The display resolutions (numeric) of high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera range from 460 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 820,000 pixels.

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Support

Poor Support

Three owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. John M Leslie said in his review of the Canon IXUS 155 on Amazon “However the instructions are poor and I”.


Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the IXUS 155 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Lens System

Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

High megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 4. At only 3, the IXUS 155 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of this type and age range from 6mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the IXUS 155 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The IXUS 155 has a quite small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera. Cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera have digital zooms of between 2x and 810x.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Canon EOS 5D Mark II ($1,475.00), the Nikon S9400, or the Sony Alpha A77 II which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Alpha A5100 ($399.00) (8x), the Alpha A5100L (8x), or the DSC-W830 (32x) all from Sony which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 155 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

We compared all the other 10x optical zoom cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DSC-WX200, and the DSC-WX220 ($198.00) both from Sony or the Canon 550D + EF-S 18-55mm is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the IXUS 170 (12x), the IXUS 275 HS (12x), or the PowerShot ELPH 350 HS ($199.99) (12x) all from Canon which is also higher rated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The IXUS 155 has a battery charger included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon IXUS 155 has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The IXUS 155 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The IXUS 155 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

At only 0.01 meters, the Canon IXUS 155 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. The average closest focusing distance of comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera is 0.22m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 0.5m.

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Design

Easy to Use

Six owners agreed that the product was easy to use. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Canon IXUS 155 review “The Canon IXUS 155 offers ease of control with powerful features, such as a 20 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom, Digic 4 processor”. Gg said “It focuses virtually straight away, is so simple to use”. Gg also said “Are so simple to use” in their review.

Robust

Two people thought it was well made. Mr Baz wrote three years ago “+ Handy zoom range 24-240mm is good both at the wide end and a decent telephoto reach+ Build is quite good with a metal body+ Fairly simple” in his Canon IXUS 155 review.

One owner who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Two years ago Mr. A. Poole rated it 7 stars and said “I think the reviewers commenting on poor image quality must have damaged or faulty ones, because mine really is giving proper 20mp images in most conditions”.

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Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking.

Image Quality is OK When ISO Sensitivity is Kept Low

Five people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Gadgetspeak.com wrote “Image quality is OK when ISO sensitivity is kept low” in their review of this digital camera however they only rated it 1 stars. Ephotozine.com scored it 6 stars and said in their review of this digital camera three years ago “The Canon IXUS 155 is a 20 megapixel camera with a metal body and an 10x optical zoom lens”. In the same month Stephen. said “A great little camera with top quality, I will take on holiday” and gave it a rating of 9 stars.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon IXUS 155 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Coolpix S3600, or the Coolpix S3400 both from Nikon or the Canon IXUS 275 HS.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 155 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the EOS 6D EF, or the PowerShot SX710 HS both from Canon or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The IXUS 155 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536 and 640 x 480 and 5152 x 2896. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of this age and spec ranges from 640 x 360 to 6000 x 4000.

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Good Video Capture

One customer said in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 155 was good for video recording.

Optical Image Stabilisation

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Canon IXUS 155 features a 10x optical zoom lens” . Three years ago Mr Baz wrote “Useful 10x zoom”. Mr Baz also said “Handy zoom range, sensor isn't as good as the previous model though” in his review.

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good image stabiliser. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned three years ago “Optical image stabilisation”. Briany2005 rated it 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Because of the high pixel count the extended range electronic zoom and the image stabilisation works well enough to hand hold even at more than 20X zoom”.

One person who bought the product considered that it had a good autofocus.

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Good Quality Pictures

Ten customers who bought it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Neil Robertson said on Amazon “Camera itself is all I expected it to be with excellent photos being achieved” in his review of this digital camera. Gg said on Amazon “If you're after a compact little point & shoot camera that's easy to use and gives crisp pictures, then I highly recommend” in their review of the Canon IXUS 155 and rated it 8 stars. Three years ago Del said “Nice camera just the right size takes fantastic pictures”.

Two people who bought it thought it had a good picture resolution.

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Display Nur Fr Die Motivwahl Geeignet, Aber Nicht Zur Schrfekontrolle (nur 230.000 Subpixel

Two customers who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good screen. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Images are much better than they appear on the screen, which makes it impossible to judge when exposure compensation” in their review of this digital camera. Gadgetspeak.com also mentioned “Display nur fr die Motivwahl geeignet, aber nicht zur Schrfekontrolle (nur 230.000 Subpixel” in their review.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it did not have a good viewfinder. Gadgetspeak.com said “The LCD is inadequate both as a viewfinder and for reviewing photos” in their Canon IXUS 155 review.

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Poor Exposure Control

One customer who reviewed this digital camera considered that it did not have good exposure controls.


Weight & Dimensions

Compact Metal Bodied Camera

Ten customers who reviewed the Canon IXUS 155 considered that it was compact. Three years ago Gadgetspeak.com wrote “Compact metal bodied camera” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Smh.com.au said “This 20-megapixel compact camera is fitted with a 10x image-stabilised zoom with a 24 to 240 millimetre range, in film equivalent”. Dpexpert.com.au wrote “Some camera makers are quitting the low end of the compact market because the” in their review of the Canon IXUS 155.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was a good body shape. One owner reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Even at IS 100, images look heavily processed.” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.

One customer thought the product was thin. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “Canon IXUS 155 Features The Canon IXUS 155 is a slim meta”.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera the weights range from 90g to 1.5kg. With a weight of only 142 grams, the Canon IXUS 155 is fairly light compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Even At is 100, Images Look Heavily Processed.

One owner reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Even at IS 100, images look heavily processed.” in their review of this digital camera but even so they only gave it a rating of 1 stars.


Audio

Noise Visible in Images from is 100

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Three years ago Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Noise visible in images from IS 100” in their Canon IXUS 155 review.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Three years ago Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “Noise visible in images from IS 100” in their Canon IXUS 155 review.


Power

Eco Mode Extends Battery Life

Three customers who bought the product considered that it had a good battery life. Three years ago Gadgetspeak.com said “Eco mode extends battery life”. Briany2005 scored it 7 stars and said on Amazon in the same month “The wider than usual field of view suits landscape and building photography very well, battery life is good too.”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it was quick to charge.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The IXUS 155 supports video recording, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it had good features.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This high megapixel digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9369b006, 9360b008aa, 9360B001
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