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Canon Ixus 180 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 20MP 10x Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Owner reviews are excellent
Easy to use
Good quality pictures
15 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 28 owner reviews the average owner rating of this high megapixel digital camera is marvellous. 9 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

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


Design

Easy to Use

Four people considered that this digital camera was easy to use. Janh gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Excellent camera, very easy to use”. Wendy Freeman rated it a maximum of 5 stars and she said “Easy to use and very light o hold” in her Canon Ixus 180 review. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Super light, small, easy to use and takes great shots” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to handle. Petanquer Uk rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on Amazon “Camera looks great and handles well” in their review of this digital camera.

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Robust

One person mentioned that it was strong and durable. Last year Ic said on Amazon “Seems quite robust”.

Nice Design

One owner who reviewed it thought it was good looking. In April last year Techmagnifier.com wrote “The Canon IXUS 180 is Canon's one of the super-slim and stylish point-and-shoot cameras in IXUS line-up”.


Good Quality Pictures

Five customers considered that the Canon Ixus 180 was able to produce good images. Last year Janh wrote in their review of this digital camera “Easy to transfer images to the computer, I use Windows 10” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Stephen Honey said “Excellent pics” in his review of this digital camera. An anonymous author mentioned “Nice colour and great photos” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

Good Quality Lens

One customer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom. Ic mentioned on Amazon “Good range of zoom down to very wide angle, which I like” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good screen. Jacqui Handley said last year “I've always had an IXUS, I like the bigger screen at least I can see what I'm aiming at”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five owners who purchased the Canon Ixus 180 agreed that it was compact. Janh mentioned in April last year “Compact size makes it ideal to carry around in my handbag”. Ic mentioned in their review of this digital camera last year “A handy point and shoot compact camera”. Ic also wrote “Bought this to replace a Panasonic Lumix compact that I lost last year - hoped it would turn up” in their review.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Ixus 180 supports video recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Ixus 180 has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon Ixus 180 has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have an orientation sensor.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon Ixus 180 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Ixus 180 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras that were released more than a year ago also feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Ixus 180 supports direct printing. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also support direct printing.

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Features Histogram

The Canon Ixus 180 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon Ixus 180 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than a year ago.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Canon IXUS 175 ($133.00) is also worth considering.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Ixus 180 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Ixus 180 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ixus 180 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Canon IXUS 177 which is cheaper; or the Medion Life X44022 which has better reviews are also worth considering.

Alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might also want to look at include the Canon IXUS 175 ($133.00).

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Ixus 180 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 of a comparable spec and age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736 and 2048 x 1536 and 5152 x 2896. Digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera still image resolution(s) range from 480 x 480 to 6000 x 4000.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 1m. With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Canon Ixus 180 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released one year ago.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Canon Ixus 180 features voice recording. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Ixus 180 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Ixus 180 has a batteries included, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Ixus 180 supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also support PictBridge.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon Ixus 180 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Lens System

Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 3.6. With a minimum aperture number of only 3, the Ixus 180 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Ixus 180 has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 177 (16x and cheaper).

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Ixus 180 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Praktica Z212 (12x) which is also cheaper.

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The Canon Ixus 180 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras of this age and type. The ISO sensitivities "200", "400", "800", "1600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Power

Poor Battery Life

One customer considered that the Canon Ixus 180 did not have a good battery life. An anonymous author she said in her review of this digital camera in April last year “The removal of the battery is not as swish on this one”.


Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than a year have display diagonals of between 2.7" and 3.2", and the average display diagonal is 3". The Ixus 180 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 2.7 inches) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year range from 20 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 700,000 pixels. The Ixus 180 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age.

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Battery

Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Ixus 180 is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras of this type and age take between 150 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1091c008pxtnb2seu1m, canon 10142577pcw, canon 10142578pcw, canon canon
Barcodes 00000010142577, 00000010142578, 04549292056990, 04549292057058, 04549292057126, 08714574634319, 08714574634333, 08714574634357, 08714574636092, 08714574636122, 08714574636153

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