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Canon IXUS 180 Digital Camera

20MP 10x CCD Jan 2016
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Small and stylish enough to take everywhere, this versatile 20 Megapixel IXUS with Wi-Fi, 10x optical zoom and Intelligent Image Stabilizer lets you simply point and shoot for brilliant results... More
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24 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this camera rated this camera as superb on average.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Canon IXUS 180 reviewers who purchased the product concluded that it was able to produce good images. Anonymous gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Nice colour and great photos” in their Canon IXUS 180 review. Anonymous also wrote “It works well and takes great photos, have not dropped it so no idea about the strength! Shame the batteries are different again, just more expense to replace”. Janh mentioned “Easy to transfer images to the computer, I use Windows 10” in their review of the Canon IXUS 180.

Good Size

A few customers concluded that the product was compact. Ic mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 180 “Bought this to replace a Panasonic Lumix compact that I lost last year - hoped it would turn up” and gave it a very good review score. Ic also said “Good auto images from this light compact”. Janh mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 180 in the same month “Compact size makes it ideal to carry around in my handbag”.

Easy to Use

A few people said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Amazon Customer rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Super light, small, easy to use and takes great shots” in their review. In October this year Ic said in their Canon IXUS 180 review “A handy point and shoot compact camera”. Janh said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon this month “Excellent camera, very easy to use” and gave the Canon IXUS 180 a rating of 5 stars.

One Canon IXUS 180 reviewer considered that the product was easy to handle. Petanquer Uk wrote in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Camera looks great and handles well”.

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Good Brand

Canon has good average reviews for its compact cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some people who purchased this digital camera said that it had a good screen. Jacqui Handley said “I like the bigger screen at least I can see what” but she only gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars.

Good Quality Lens

One Canon IXUS 180 reviewer who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good zoom. In October this year Ic rated the product as excellent and said in their review of the Canon IXUS 180 “Good range of zoom down to very wide angle, which I like”.

Nice Design

One Canon IXUS 180 owner who purchased it thought it was good looking. Expert website Techmagnifier.com said this year “The Canon IXUS 180 is Canon's one of the super-slim and stylish point-and-shoot cameras in IXUS line-up”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many recently released compact cameras. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the IXUS 175[pl_3191143_price], or the IXUS 177[pl_3423699_price] both from Canon which is cheaper.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 180 which do not have a GPS (satellite), the IXUS 180 has a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon IXUS 180 supports wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for the last year also support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix W100[plb_3759604_price] is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 180 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras that have been available for the last year also have an image stabilizer.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think cheaper cameras such as the Canon IXUS 177[plb_3423699_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Kodak Pixpro FZ152[plb_3584864_price].

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution(s)

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 compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. In addition, this 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 actually the best still image resolution across all compact cameras that were launched in the last year.

The worst still image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 640 x 480.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 3, the Canon IXUS 180 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 180. The average minimum aperture number of compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 180 is 3.2, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 3.8.

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Has Two White Balances

The Canon IXUS 180 has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been on the market for the last year. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 180. The white balance "Manual" is also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the IXUS 180 is more than most compact cameras that came out in the last year. This Canon camera has a Sepia photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 180. The photo effectss "Black&White", "Negative film", "Positive film" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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DIGIC 4+ Image Processor

This digital camera has a DIGIC 4+ image processor, which is the most frequently found image processor on recently released similar spec digital cameras.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The IXUS 180 has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most new compact cameras. Across all recently released digital cameras the best image resolution is 5184 x 3888 pixels and the worst is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the IXUS 180 is more than most new digital cameras. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 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).

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

With a slowest camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the IXUS 180 has one of the longer slowest camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age. The slowest camera shutter speeds of new comparable spec digital cameras range from 0.4s to 120s.

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Has Two Shooting Modess

The IXUS 180 has a greater number of shooting modes than most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year. The most commonly found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this camera. The shooting modess Movie and Scene are also found on this Canon camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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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 around for the last year is 25mm. At only 24 millimeters, the Canon IXUS 180 has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other newly released digital cameras.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One person said in their reviews that it did not have a good battery life. A few weeks ago Anonymous said in their Canon IXUS 180 review on Amazon “The removal of the battery is not as swish on this one”.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for the last year do not support Full HD video. The IXUS 180 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon IXUS 180 is not waterproof. Most of the other latest compact cameras are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

The Canon IXUS 180 is not 3D. Most of the other latest cameras are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The IXUS 180 does not support video capability. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched in the last 12 months also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The IXUS 180 does not have a built-in flash, although it is worth noting that most of the other new similar spec cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Only Features One Auto Focusing (AF) Modes

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the IXUS 180 is more than most recently released compact cameras. The most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes is Face detection, but this auto focusing (AF) modes is not featured on this camera. The auto focusing (AF) modess AI Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Canon IXUS 180 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Canon digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on similar spec cameras that came out in the last 12 months. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 180 the motion JPEG frame rates range from 25fps to 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 31fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 25 frames per second, the IXUS 180 has one of the lower motion JPEG frame rates amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 180 take between 180 and 959 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the Canon IXUS 180 which takes 190 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The Canon IXUS 180 is a one number of aspheric elements digital camera. Most of the other new similar spec cameras have between one and four number of aspheric elementss.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

At only 1,600, the IXUS 180 has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other latest similar spec digital cameras. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 180 is 800, the highest is 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,500.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the similar spec cameras that were released in the last 12 months the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 80 to 160, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 91. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of 100, the Canon IXUS 180 has one of the bigger ISO sensitivity (min)s amongst compact cameras of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 180

Released Over a Year Ago

This Canon digital camera was released over a year ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20 megapixels, the IXUS 180 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 180.

There are a number of other 20MP digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper digital cameras such as the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the IXUS 177[pl_3423699_price], or the IXUS 177[pl_3423699_price] both from Canon which is cheaper.

If the memory card type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix W100[plb_3759604_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the Kodak Pixpro FZ152[plb_3584864_price] (SD|SDHC).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 180 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] which is cheaper.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to consider the Canon IXUS 177[plb_3423699_price] (16x) which is also cheaper.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the IXUS 180 has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other recently released compact cameras.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Kodak Pixpro FZ152[plb_3584864_price] (15x).

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Canon IXUS 180 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

We compared all the other 2.7" screen cameras to this camera and we think cheaper cameras such as the Canon IXUS 175[plb_3191143_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ152[plb_3584864_price] (3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 138 grams, the IXUS 180 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other new compact cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
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)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
HDMI
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Technical Details
Image Processor

Expert Reviews

26 April 2016

Recently launched alongside the new IXUS 285 HS and 175 models, the Canon IXUS 180 is Canon's one of the super-slim and stylish point-and-shoot cameras in IXUS line-up. Of three, Canon IXUS 285 HS... Read more…

User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 27 August 2016 by Wendy Freeman
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with this camera . Would recommend...

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by Viki
(Verified Purchase)

Arrived very quickly and was exactly as stated, it's a present for mother in law, she will be delighted.

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Love my new camera. Super light, small, easy to use and takes great shots.

Reviewed 8 August 2016 by Christopher E.
(Verified Purchase)

Very good camera...

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by Ian
(Verified Purchase)

Good...

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