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Canon IXUS 177

67

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Canon IXUS 177

Canon IXUS 177
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A good spec but moderately out of date compact camera
Compact 20MP 8x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon IXUS 177 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Canon IXUS 177 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Lower than average maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon IXUS 177 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon IXUS 177?

The Canon IXUS 177 is 92.5mm wide and 54.3mm tall. It is 22.1mm deep and weighs 126g.

Canon IXUS 177 front dimensions
Canon IXUS 177 size in context

Canon IXUS 177 In-Depth Analysis

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon IXUS 177 has a maximum image resolution of 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the IXUS 177 of 20MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 76% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The IXUS 177's optical zoom of 8x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon IXUS 177 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 177 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The IXUS 177's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is in the lowest 3% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The IXUS 177 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Very Light

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the IXUS 177 of only 126g is lighter than 79% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The IXUS 177 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The IXUS 177 does not have an HDMI, although it is worth keeping in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The digital zoom of the IXUS 177 of 16x is bigger than 93% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Canon IXUS 177 of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 71% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Canon IXUS 177 supports a maximum still image resolution of 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the IXUS 177 of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 29% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the IXUS 177 of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon IXUS 177 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon ixus177blackeu23, canon 9608235591

Barcodes:

00009608235591, 04549292059182, 08714574636214

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