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Canon IXUS 155 Digital Camera

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29 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This digital camera received a "Recommended" from both PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua, both of which concluded that this camera was good.

Owner Reviews Are Average

IXUS 155 owners on average rated this camera 71%.

Good Size

Some people wrote in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 155 was compact. Lb gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their review three years ago “Very good compact”. Smh.com.au wrote in their review “This 20-megapixel compact camera is fitted with a 10x image-stabilised zoom with a 24 to 240 millimetre range, in film equivalent”. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au said three years ago “REVIEW—CANON IXUS 155 compact camera] by terry on 17 April 2014 Price”.

A number of Canon IXUS 155 owners reckoned that the Canon IXUS 155 was a good body shape. One customer said in their reviews that it was thin. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review on expert review site Ephotozine “Canon IXUS 155 Features The Canon IXUS 155 is a slim meta”.

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Easy to Use

Seven people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Gg said on Amazon two years ago “It focuses virtually straight away, is so simple to use” and rated the product as very good. Gg also wrote “Are so simple to use”. Gg also said “If you're after a compact little point & shoot camera that's easy to use and gives crisp pictures, then I highly recommend”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Canon IXUS 155 reviewers who purchased it thought it had a good zoom. Mr Baz mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Useful 10x zoom” in his review of this digital camera. Mr Baz also mentioned “Handy zoom range, sensor isn't as good as the previous model though”. Three years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “The Canon IXUS 155 features a 10x optical zoom lens” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon IXUS 155 reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Briany2005 said on Amazon three years ago “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” in their review of the Canon IXUS 155.

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus.

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Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 19,820 expert and owner reviews for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has good reviews specifically for its compact cameras.

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Good Battery Life

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life. Briany2005 said “The wider than usual field of view suits landscape and building photography very well, battery life is good too.”. One Canon IXUS 155 reviewer who purchased the Canon IXUS 155 considered that it was quick to charge.

Good Quality Pictures

Five Canon IXUS 155 reviewers wrote that the product was able to produce good images. Briany2005 wrote on Amazon “Produce good clear detailed pictures” in their review of this digital camera. Del said on Amazon “Nice camera just the right size takes fantastic pictures” in his review of this digital camera. Neil Robertson wrote three years ago “Camera itself is all I expected it to be with excellent photos being achieved” in his review of the Canon IXUS 155.

Two customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image sensor. Mr Baz said in his review on Amazon “Image quality, lots of processing on the images and honestly I prefer the IXUS 150's sensor which delivers better results to my eyes”. Expert website Brisbanetimes.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “20 million pixels are too many for a compact sensor”.

A number of Canon IXUS 155 owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. One Canon IXUS 155 owner considered that this digital camera had a good ISO range. Three years ago expert website Brisbanetimes.com.au wrote “Image quality is OK when ISO sensitivity is kept low”.

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Good Connectivity

Some Canon IXUS 155 owners wrote that the Canon IXUS 155 was good in terms of USB connections. Trace said in their Canon IXUS 155 review on Amazon “Charger so could buy extra battery for long trips out etc (more seem to charge via USB these days”. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review “The camera has a standard Mini USB socket, so the chances are”.

One Canon IXUS 155 owner reckoned that this digital camera was wifi compatible.

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Robust

Several Canon IXUS 155 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Three years ago Mr Baz wrote “+ 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” but even so he gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Three years ago Trace said on Amazon “My poor old Samsung has broken and was looking for a replacement” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Video Capture

Several Canon IXUS 155 owners who purchased it considered that it was good for video recording.

Good Product Quality

Several customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Marius Rubin mentioned “7 year old DSLR take much better quality images” in their Canon IXUS 155 review however they only rated the Canon IXUS 155 20 out of 100. Stephen. mentioned “A great little camera with top quality, I will take on holiday”. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Ephotozine three years ago “The Canon IXUS 155 is a 20 megapixel camera with a metal body and an 10x optical zoom lens” but in spite of that they rated this digital camera 60 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

One Canon IXUS 155 reviewer reckoned that it had good features. Three years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon IXUS 155 offers ease of control with powerful features, such as a 20 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom, Digic 4 processor”.

Nice Design

A number of Canon IXUS 155 reviewers considered that the product was good looking. Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews three years ago “A low price for such a stylish camera.”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price], or the Nikon 570[plb_2049075_price].

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Fairly High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20 megapixels, the IXUS 155 has a quite high megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 155. The average megapixel of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 14MP.

If this camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to consider the Coolpix S3600[pl_2208617_price] (20.1MP), or the Coolpix S2800[pl_2229139_price] (20.1MP) both from Nikon or the Sony DSC-W830[plb_3766520_price] (20.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider include the Rollei PowerFlex 800[plb_1950271_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon S3500[plb_2119299_price] which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this compact camera digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX60[plb_2166574_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash and higher rated)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and higher rated)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 155 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic DMC-FS40EF-Y[plb_1786919_price], and the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 155 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 155.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price], or the GE C1033[plb_1772798_price].

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

The IXUS 155 has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras that are a similar age to it. In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s)s of 3648 x 2736 and 2048 x 1536 and 5152 x 2896.

This digital camera's still image resolution (5152 x 3864) is in fact the best still image resolution across all cameras of this age and type.

The worst still image resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 640 x 360.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IXUS 155 range from 0.01m to 0.2m. The Canon IXUS 155 has a quite small closest focusing distance (only 0.01 meters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the IXUS 155 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Canon IXUS 155 is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of this age and type. The camera file system "DPOF" is also supported by this digital camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The IXUS 155 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

A 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution is actually the best image resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IXUS 155.

A 2592 x 1944 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution amongst similar types of camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of a similar spec and age to the IXUS 155 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. With a maximum aperture number of 6.9, the IXUS 155 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Canon IXUS 155 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Canon camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IXUS 155. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the IXUS 155 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this 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 video resolution of all compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the IXUS 155 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 155 is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. The IXUS 155 has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 24 millimeters) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Canon digital camera has an average expert rating of 68 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Chip.de.

Poor Support

Several Canon IXUS 155 owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera did not have good technical guidance. Two years ago John M Leslie rated it 3 stars and he said “However the instructions are poor and I” in his review of this digital camera.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The IXUS 155 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support video capability.

It is worth also looking at other digital cameras which also support video capability including the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Sony DSC-HX10V/R[plb_1543755_price], or the Canon PowerShot ELPH 300 HS[plb_1658031_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 155 do not support Full HD video. The IXUS 155 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Sony DSC-HX10V/R[plb_1543755_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 155 range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the Canon IXUS 155 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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 Sony DSC-WX60[plb_1621814_price], or the GE E1450W[plb_1772835_price].

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Coolpix S9600[pl_2196636_price] (3"), or the Coolpix P340[pl_2197142_price] (3") both from Nikon or the Rollei Powerflex 850[plb_2811791_price] (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The IXUS 155 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the IXUS 155 also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which also support wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the ST200[pl_378406_price], the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[pl_2083466_price], or the SAMSUNG WB150F[pl_1682907_price] all from Samsung.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 155, the IXUS 155 is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do not have a GPS (satellite). The IXUS 155 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) which you might want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Canon IXUS 155 is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The IXUS 155 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 155. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The IXUS 155 has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 155

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 155 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 155.

Alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price], the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000[plb_1828874_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ36[plb_1725803_price] which has better reviews.

If this Canon camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Pixpro FZ41[pl_3227932_price] (6x), or the Pixpro FZ151[pl_2596074_price] (6x) both from Kodak or the Fujifilm FinePix JV500[plb_2602086_price] (6.3x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 155 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 155.

We compared all the other 10x optical zoom cameras to this camera and we think the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price], the Sony DSC-H70[plb_580917_price], and the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this compact camera digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-SZ8[plb_2232116_price] (12x and higher rated), the Samsung WB50F[plb_2254604_price] (12x and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix S6900[plb_2513006_price] (12x and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 142 grams, the Canon IXUS 155 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 155.

We compared this camera to all the other 142g digital cameras and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
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)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Live View
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Carrying Case
Other Features
Built-In Flash

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Expert Reviews

(11)
31 October 2014

This is a 20MP camera with 10x optical zoom. These are impressive figures backed up by the quality of its CMOS which is what determines the quality of the images you shoot.Press the Function Set... Read more…

12 September 2014

A low price for such a stylish camera, but the Canon Ixus 155 is still a false economy...

8 September 2014

The Canon IXUS 155 features a 10x optical zoom lens, and a 20 megapixel sensor. Priced at £119 it is at a similar level to other compact cameras available, although if you have a look at some of...

PhotographyBlog.com

Designed for the point and shooter, the Canon IXUS 155 offers ease of control with powerful features, such as a 20 megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom, Digic 4 processor and Live view control. Made... Read more…

17 April 2014

REVIEW?CANON IXUS 155 compact camera] by terry on 17 April 2014 Price: $180 street price A mixed bag THE LOW-DOWN: This 20mp compact camera is fitted with a 10X image stabilised zoom with a... Read more…

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User Reviews

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After testing the IXUS 150 I was keen to try out this model as it's the "next one up" in the IXUS range of compact which have been mostly pretty good or at least the ones I had tried out... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by Bunny Mummy "radishwafflehippo"
(Verified Purchase)

Nice camera but came with European adapter so its of no use to me. Sent back.

Reviewed 11 May 2015 by GG
(Verified Purchase)

Great little point & shoot camera, lovely vibrant colour, and very easy to use.

I'm a full time eBayer, taking about 400-500 indoor stock photographs a week, and wanted to replace my... Read more…

This is a good camera. However the instructions are poor and I still cannot find how to download images onto my laptop. Very frustrating.

Reviewed 5 May 2015 by Golden_boy
(Verified Purchase)

Warning: this comes with a European power cable. Haven't actually used it yet so can't comment on anything else, but this is quite a flaw in a UK product!

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9360B001, 9363b008aa, 9360b008aa, canon 9369b006
Barcodes 03662362033828, 04053162611306, 04549292005288, 04549292005554, 04549292005707, 04549292005745, 04549292014914, 05054230628713, 05054230628720, 08714574615578, 08714574615592, 08714574615615, 08714574615639, 08714574615653, 08714574615677, 08714574615691, 08714574615714, 08714574618364, 08714574618388, 08714574619576, 08714574619620, 08714574619675, 08714574619729
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